Nurse/Clinic

TMHS CLINIC

Karen Landreneau, RN ext 1032 
 
 
Joni Robertson, LVN ext 1032
 
 
Please feel free to contact TMHS Clinic with questions or concerns. Always remember to update your student’s health information.
 
 
 

Medication Policy

Please complete the Medication Authorization Form for the school nurse to administer medication during school hours.

Medication must be dropped off by a parent or guardian. Medication CANNOT be transported by a student to or from school. 

 

IF it is a PRESCRIPTION medication and/or an OTC given 10 or more consecutive days, your doctor must complete and sign the middle section titled: "PHYSICIANS: PLEASE WRITE ORDER FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION" AND a parent/guardian must sign the lowest boxes. 

 

IF it is an OVER THE COUNTER (OTC) medication, only a parent must sign. 

 

Please note these important points: 

 

  • Only Health Care Providers with Prescription Authority in Texas can prescribe medications and treatments.
  • The following medications require an order from a Health Provider with Prescribing Authority in Texas include:
    • All prescription medication
    • Non-prescription medication given more than 10 consecutive days
    • Non-prescription medication when dosage is more than dosage on container
  • Changes in the administration of prescription drugs including dose and time must be in writing from the physician. Discontinuance must be in writing from the parent/guardian and/or physician.
  • Changes in the administration of non-prescription medications must be in writing from the parent/guardian and/or physician.
  • Medication orders are valid only for the current school year.
  • Only those medicines appropriate for that age child will be administered.
  • Medications from foreign countries will not be accepted or administered by the school nurse or the principal's designee