Medication Policy

Whereas the State of Nevada, pursuant to NAC 432A.376, authorizes licensed preschools to administer medications to their students under controlled conditions and that this authorization is in the best interest of the operation of the preschool, the following medication policy for the UNLV preschool is approved. This form can be downloaded prior to seeing your medical doctor for a sick child

  • This form must be filled out completely and signed by the attending physician and parent when bringing a medication (prescription or OTC medication) to the preschool to be administered to a child. This form must have begin and end date and exact time to administer.
  • No medication will be accepted without this signed form.
  • The medications administered by the preschool must have a prescription label provided by a registered pharmacist and contain the child's name and dosage of medication.
  • The medication shall be stored in locked cabinets inaccessible to students or children. Upon the discontinuance of the use of a prescribed medication, UNLV/CSUN Preschool shall destroy or return to the child's parent all unused medication.
  • The Director of the UNLV/CSUN Preschool or their designee shall be charged with administering the medications pursuant to the orders written by the physician.
  • The UNLV/CSUN Preschool shall keep all logs and records required under NAC 432A.376.
  • Copies of the medication records shall be stored in both the UNLV/CSUN Preschool office as well as in the child's file to whom the medication was administered.