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Health Services

The nurses are integral members of the educational team who assist each child develop to his/her full potential physically, mentally and socially. The nurses provide comprehensive health services, teach disease prevention strategies and promote healthy lifestyles.
The Role of the School Nurse includes:
    • Providing chronic and emergency care for students and staff
    • Conducting mandated health screenings
    • Providing health counseling and education
    • Administering medication and performing assessment
    • Developing Individual Health Care Plans for students with special health care needs
    • Interpreting immunization and health screening data
    • Providing resources to access primary health care services
    • Promoting environmental health and safety
    • Providing linkage to community resources
    • Collaborating with community agencies and accessing resources