Nurse


Victoria McPeak BSN, RN, CSN
732-291-0995 extension 404

Health Office information:

Pre-Participation Athletic Physical Forms:

 A current physical (and medical clearance) is required in order to participate in NJ Junior ROTC at MAST, including physical training, drill and formation.   It is also required to participate in the vessel trips.  Physicals are good for 365 days from date of medical examination.  Please complete health history page prior to Medical examination.   Call my office if you need to know when your child's physical expires.

Pre-participation athletic physical

Monmouth County Board of Health Well Child Physicals

Seasonal Concerns: Happy Autumn! Still sunny and warm at MAST. Remember to take your allergy medications if indicated, wear sunscreen, and check for ticks everyday.

Illness:

Any student with a temperature of 100° or higher, vomiting, diarrhea, or signs and symptoms of a possible communicable disease, will be sent home. Please keep students home until they remain fever-free for 24 hours without the aid of medication and free of vomiting or diarrhea symptoms for 24 hours prior to returning to school. All children with suspicious rashes must be excluded from school until the rash has been determined non-contagious by a doctor.

Injuries:

If a student requires the use of crutches, braces, splints, wheelchairs, etc in school, a medical note is required.  If a medical note is received exempting a student from ROTC activities, the student is also exempt from vessel trips unless clarified by the Primary Medical Provider.

School Nurse & Medication Related Documents

(Please contact the school nurse if you have any questions related to the forms below)

Students who carry epinephrine auto-injectors for a severe life-threatening illness or allergic reaction must have these forms completed and returned to the school nurse:

Students diagnosed with asthma and prescribed an inhaler must have the following forms completed and returned to the school nurse:

The following form must be completed when a student is required to take a medication during school hours - prescription or non-prescription:

The following form must be completed and returned to the school nurse if a student will require medication while on a field trip:

Students with diabetes must have the following forms completed and returned to the school nurse:

Students diagnosed with Seizures must have the following form completed and returned to the school nurse PDF format

A note on medications:  Students must bring medications in labeled containers with the proper forms.  This includes over-the-counter medications.   Medications cannot be given in school without the appropriate documentation.  This includes non-prescription pain relief such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen.


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