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ADHD Service

 

Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hypertension Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

 MEDICATION DISTRIBUTION

 

I. Policy 

Student Health Services (SHS) shall ensure minimal risk for ADD/ADHD controlled substance misuse and abuse.

II. Purpose

To ensure that students receive their controlled substance medications for ADD/ADHD in a timely and safe manner.

III. Procedure

A. Students requesting management for ADD/ADHD medication must provide medical records from their Primary Care Provider indicating the diagnosis, medication and dosage. Records must include the last 3 months of medication coverage.

B. SHS does not diagnosis ADD/ADHD, start ADD/ADHD medication or change ADD/ADHD medication/dosages. A stable prescription dosage for the last 3 consecutive refills is a prerequisite for SHS coverage. A lapse in medication coverage may contraindicate SHS medication management.

C. Students must see the SHS' physicians initially, then every other month for evaluation. The physician will write a 30 day medical prescription with no refills for control substances, Schedule II medications. Under no circumstances will a lost or stolen prescription be replaced.

D. For months not requiring medical evaluation, the student may place a call to SHS requesting medication refill. SHS requires 48 to 72 hours' notice from students requesting prescription refills.

E. To pick up written prescriptions, students must present to the SHS with proper picture identification (i.e. CCU ID); students may only pick up their own prescriptions.

F. SHS does not change medication or dosages for ADD/ADHD. If a change in medication or dosage is required the student must return to the original or another medical provider for evaluation.

i. After evaluation by original/another medical provider, change in medication and three month medication adjustment period (i.e. stable prescription dosage), students may return to SHS for medication management; students must provide medical records reflecting any change in diagnosis, medication and dosage from prescribing physician.

G. If there is any indication of alteration/tampering of medical prescription, selling/sharing medication of taking more than the prescribed dose, the proper authorities will be informed and the student will no longer be eligible to receive medication management from SHS.

H. SHS’ physicians reserve the right to refuse writing medical prescriptions if a student declines to abide by this policy.

 

 

 


Location

251 University Boulevard
Across the street from Baxley Hall
(east side of University Blvd)
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Mailing Address

Student Health Services
Coastal Carolina University
204 University Boulevard
Conway, South Carolina 29526

Telephone: 843-349-6543

Facsimile: 843-349-6546

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