7-104A - Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders

Policy 7-104A

In the event a “Do-Not-Resuscitate” order is received from a licensed physician for a student in the Newtown Public Schools, the school nursing staff may honor the order providing the following criteria are met:
1.  A written order from the physician is on file in the student’s health record.
2.  A D.N.R. bracelet is in place on the student.
3.  A copy of the “informed consent” form signed by the parent/guardian is on file in the student’s health record.
4.  A written emergency care plan is in place for the student.
5.  A registered nurse will be at the school where the student with the D.N.R. bracelet is in attendance.

Adopted 3/21/00
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