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 reliver)

    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.