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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsOctober 2015

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14 DE Admin. Code 811
Education Impact Analysis Pursuant To 14 Del.C. Section 122(d)
A. Type of Regulatory Action Required
B. Synopsis of Subject Matter of the Regulation
The Secretary of Education intends to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 811 School Health Record Keeping Requirements. This regulation is being amended to clarify procedures and purpose of school health record keeping documents.
Delaware School Health Record Form” means an form electronic document containing documentation of an information about a student’s health information, which includes but is not limited to identifying information, health history, the student’s name, gender, birthdate, immunizations, results of mandated testing and screenings, medical diagnoses, long term issued medications and treatments, and referrals.
Department” means the Delaware Department of Education.
Emergency/Nursing Treatment Card” means a card form containing contact information and general school emergency procedures for the care of a student who becomes sick or injured at school. The card contains the following information: the student's name, birth date, school district, school, grade, home room or teacher or class assignment, home address, home and telephone number,; the name, place of employment and work telephone number of the parent, guardian or Relative Caregiver; two other names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals who can be contacted at times when the parent, guardian or Relative Caregiver can not cannot be reached; the name and telephone number of the family physician primary health care provider and family dentist; any medical conditions or allergies the student has; and the student's medical insurance.
Student Accident Report Form” means a form developed by the Department that is used by the district or charter to review school accidents resulting in medical evaluation or referral.
Student Health History Update means a form developed by the Department that is used to obtain current student health information from the parent, guardian, or Relative Caregiver or the student if 18 years or older or an unaccompanied homeless youth.
Summary of School Health Services” means an annual report created by the Department on school health services that have been provided and electronically documented by school nurses.
2.0 Emergency/Nursing Treatment Card
2.1 An Emergency/Nursing Treatment Card for each public school student shall be on file in the office of the school nurse.
2.1.1 The information on the Emergency/Nursing Treatment Card shall be shared only on a need to know basis as related to the education and health needs of the student and consistent with state and federal laws.
2.1.2 The parent, guardian or Relative Caregiver or the student if 18 years or older, or an unaccompanied homeless youth (as defined by 42 U.S.C. 11434(a)) shall sign the Emergency/Nursing Treatment Card to assure they understand the purpose of the form and acknowledge the accuracy of the information.
3.1 The Delaware School Health Record Form shall be current and shall be part of the student’s health record within the Cumulative Record File (14 DE Admin. Code 252) which accompanies the student when he or she moves to another school.
3.2 The Delaware School Health Record Form shall be maintained for the duration of the student's schooling and the school nurse shall use the Student Health History Update Form to keep health records current. The Delaware School Health Record Form shall remain in the nurse's file during the student's attendance in school.
3.2.1 The Delaware School Health Record Form may shall be maintained in hard copy or within an electronic documentation program and transferred electronically with the student. If the Delaware School Health Record cannot be transferred electronically, a hard copy shall be created and transferred to the receiving school. Beginning with the 2008-2009 school year, all Delaware School Health Records Forms shall be in an electronic format.
NON REGULATORY NOTE: also see 14 DE Admin. Code 251 and 252 and the Delaware Public Archives Document Delaware School Districts General Records Retention Schedule.
4.1 The school nurse shall document in the state, district, or charter electronic health record system for individual student health data any nursing care provided including the school name, a three point date, the person's (student, staff or visitor) first and last name, the time of arrival and departure, the presenting complaint, the nurse's assessment intervention and the outcome, including the disposition of the situation, the parent or other contact, if appropriate, and the nurse's complete signature or initials.
5.1 All local school districts and charter schools shall submit the Summary of School Health Services Form, to the Delaware Department of Education by August 31st of each year. The form shall include all of the school health services provided in all schools during the fiscal year including summer programs. The Department will annually create the Summary of School Health Services provided by districts and charters. Data from the previous school year shall be collected from the state’s pupil accountability system after August 15th. Any district or charter using an alternative electronic health record shall submit an electronic version of the Summary of School Health Services report to the Department by August 31st of each year.
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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