Stephanie Tobin, R.N.
Mary Braman Paraprofessional
What would we do without them?!
Children Must Remain Home if they have any of the following: A contagious illness such as chicken pox, flu, or strep; may return when doctor authorizes. A fever of over 100; may return when 98.6 or doctor authorization. Vomiting or diarrhea; may return 6-12 hours after last episode. Red or pink eye, with drainage; may return when no drainage and/or on medication for 24hours. If they do not have all the required immunizations or screenings for lead.
School Nursing services support student achievement by helping students stay healthy and ready to learn
School Nursing Responsibilities:
Provide health care to the school community
Take care of the sick and injured
Provide health care for students with chronic illnesses such as asthma and diabetes
Develope health care plans with family and physician Administer medication or treatments
Provide screening and referrals for health conditions. Screening students for vision, hearing, or postural problems
Refer students for appropriate medical care and follow-up
Promote a healthy school environment
Modify school environment to reduce health and safety hazards
Assess student and staff for communicable illnesses
Serve as a liaison between school, family, community, and health care providers
Communicate with physicians, parents, community agencies regarding the healthcare need of students
Promote health through counseling and health education
Formal and informal health education