• The well-being of a student with a chronic health condition involves a collaborative
relationship among the health care providers, the school and the home.
• School districts will adopt specific procedural school health guidelines which address
currently acceptable standards of care for students with chronic health conditions.
• School districts will allocate sufficient resources for students with chronic health
• Parents may be invited to participate in their child’s care during school and related
activities, but are not required to accompany their child in order for the student to be fully
• Each student with a chronic health condition has an individualized health plan in place
before attending school.
• Students with a chronic health condition will be supported to actively participate in selfcare
and disease management.
• Students with chronic health conditions will have access to necessary supplies and abilityappropriate
accommodations while participating in school-related activities.
• The professional school nurse is the most appropriate person to plan for and implement the
care of students with chronic health conditions in the school setting.
• Persons responsible for a child with a chronic health condition should receive the necessary
training from a qualified health care professional regarding child-specific health care
interventions, both routine and emergency.
• All persons will maintain confidentiality and the student’s right to privacy.