Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hypertension Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
Student Health Services (SHS) shall ensure minimal risk for ADD/ADHD controlled substance misuse and abuse.
To ensure that students receive their controlled substance medications for ADD/ADHD in a timely and safe manner.
A. Upon request from students, SHS may request medical records from students’ Primary Care Provider (PCP) that include students’ specific diagnosis, medication name and dosage.
B. SHS does not diagnosis ADD/ADHD. Before SHS will write medical prescriptions for ADD/ADHD medications, students must provide proof of past medications for conditions, or documentation from a certified clinician that the student has tested positive for ADD/ADHD.
C. SHS’ physicians will only write 30 day medical prescriptions, without refills, for controlled substance Schedule II. Under no circumstances will a lost or stolen prescription be replaced.
D. Medical prescriptions will only be written when an SHS’ physician is on site.
E. Students must see SHS’ physicians every other month for evaluation, if medical prescription dosages remain the same.
F. To pick up written prescriptions, students must have proper identification (i.e. CCU ID); students may only pick up their own prescriptions.
G. SHS requires 48 to 72 hours’ notice from students requesting prescription refills.
H. If SHS has any indication of alteration/tampering of a medical prescription, the student will no longer be eligible to receive this service from SHS, and proper authorities will be notified.
I. 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 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.
J. SHS’ physicians reserve the right to refuse writing medical prescriptions if a student declines to abide by the above specified policy.
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Across the street from Baxley Hall
(east side of University Blvd)
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Student Health Services
Coastal Carolina University
204 University Boulevard
Conway, South Carolina 29526