The school nurse or health aide is the consultant for students concerning health problems. The school nurse or health aide cannot diagnose health conditions. If a student is injured or becomes ill at school, they should report to his/her teacher and obtain a pass to the health office. The school nurse or health aide will call the parent when necessary.
The school nurse or health aide strive to help keep students healthy and in school. The school nurse or health aide provides the following services:
Annual vision and hearing screenings, first aid to injured and/or sick students, administers medications, administers necessary medical procedures, communicates with parents regarding health issues, trains and supports teachers, staff and students regarding health issues, maintains school health records to include immunizations and reports communicable diseases as required by law.