Pupil Services personnel who provide health services for students include certified school nurses, consulting physicians, physician's assistants, nurse practioners and dentists. When the ceritified school nurse must be out of the building, the health room is staffed by a staff nurse who is an RN or LPN who is familiar with first aid and emergency procedures.
Among other services, school nurses maintain student health records and perform state required health screenings. They administer medications, perform nursing procedures, respond to school illnesses and accidents, assist physicians and dentists with school examinations, provide health counseling and referral, conduct health related classroom instruction, and serve as a parent and classroom consultant in health related matters.
Required Health Examinations
Authorization for Medication Taken During School Hours
Private Physicians Report of Physical Examination of a Pupil of School Age
Private Dentist Report of Dental Examination of a Pupil of School Age