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Healthy children are successful learners.

Medical BagThe practice of school nursing began in the United States on October 1, 1902 when the initial role of the school nurse was to reduce absenteeism by intervening with students and families regarding health care needs related to communicable diseases. While the nurse’s role has expanded greatly from its original focus, the essence of the practice remains the same. The school nurse supports student success by providing health care assessment, intervention, and follow-up for all children within the school setting. Glance at a school nurse's responsibilities.

  1. The school nurse provides direct health care to students and staff.
  2. The school nurse provides leadership for the provision of health services.
  3. The school nurse provides screening and referral for health conditions.
  4. The school nurse promotes a healthy school environment.
  5. The school nurse promotes health.
  6. The school nurse serves in a leadership role for health policies and programs.
  7. The school nurse serves as a liaison between school personnel, family, community, and health care providers.

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Alisa Anderson, RNicon email blue.gif
Amy Dickens, LVNicon email blue.gif
Patty Martinez, LVNicon email blue.gif
Dawn Shaffer, RNicon email blue.gif

Health Clerks

  Brandy Hardmanicon email blue.gif
  Oakdale High

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  Oakdale Jr High

  Brooke Baleyicon email blue.gif
  Magnolia Elementary

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  Cloverland Elementary

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  Fair Oaks Elementary

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  Sierra View Elementary


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