Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Orders

The following link contains the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) position statement on Do Not Attempt Resuscitation orders in school.
View position statement

The following is a link to the Illinois Department of Public Health regarding DNR orders. There is nothing specific to schools regarding DNR orders at this site.
STATEMENT OF ILLINOIS LAW ON ADVANCE DIRECTIVES AND DNR ORDERS

An article accessible from the following link summarizes the American Academy of Pediatrics viewpoint on pediatric DNR orders. It provides great suggestions for the information that should be included in an individualized healthcare plan or 504 plan for a student with a DNR order.
Pediatrics Group Backs ‘No CPR’ Requests at School

Check to see if your district has a board policy on DNR orders.