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    The role of the school nurse is to strengthen and assist the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of all students, focusing on prevention of illness and disability and early detection and correction  of health problems. The following services are provided:

    Assessment and follow-up of acute and chronic health issues; including mental health issues
    Screening - students are screened for vision, hearing, scoliosis, acanthosis nigricans per state protocol
    General medication administration
    Immunization tracking
    Communicable disease management for the school
    Health Services policies
    Crisis management such as an injury
    Education of staff regarding student health issues, bloodborne pathogens
    Coordination and collaboration with parents, community health providers and staff members