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Standing Orders

Ritenour School District school health offices have standing orders under medical director, Craig A. Spiegel, M.D. , to be used per nurse's clinical judgement based on their medical professional assessment for the following:

MEDICATION

PURPOSE

A&D Ointment

General Lubrication

Alcohol

Pierced body parts

Antibiotic Ointment/Cream

Minor cuts/abrasions

Antifungal Cream

Itchy/Scaly skin

Antiseptic Wipes

Minor cuts/abrasions

Bacitracin Ointment/Cream

Minor cuts/scrapes/burns

Bactine/Antiseptic Cleanser

Minor abrasions/burns

Blistex/Lip Balm

Chapped lips/fever blisters

Burn Free

Minor burns

Calamine/Caladryl Lotion

Itchy rash/insect bites

Camphophenique

Insect bites/rashes

Chlorseptic Spray

Sore Throat

Clear Eyes/Eye Drops

Irritation/dryness/redness

Cough Drops

Cough

Dacrlose/Eye Wash

Irritation/foreign body

Glucose Tablets

Suspected low blood glucose

Hydrocortisone Cream/Spray

Minor rash/Insect bites

Hydrogen Peroxide

Dirty wound cleanser to be followed by soap & water wash

Mediquick

Minor abrasions/burns/insect bites/sunburn

Oragel/Ambesol

Toothache/mouth sores/gum pain

Saline Drops (Eyes)

Irritation/foreign body

Saline Solution

Irrigation

Salt Water Gargle

Sore throat/cough/drainage

Skin Lotion

Dry skin

Solarcaine/Aloe Vera

Minor abrasions/burns/insect bites/sunburn

S.T.37 (oral pain reliever)

Minor oral abrasions/burns/cuts

Stingkill Swab/Sting Relief

Insect bite/sting

Tums

Minor upset stomach

Vaseline

General Lubrication

Albuterol Nebulizer

Respiratory Distress

Oxygen

Respiratory Distress

Benadryl/Diphenhydramine

Mild/Moderate Allergic Reaction

Epinephrine

Severe Allergic Reaction

Please note a Generic Equivalent may be substituted for ALL listed medications. To review standing orders or if you have questions, please contact your building nurse.