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School Nurse Office

Code Of Ethics:

The School Nurse Office is an open and Safe Environment that helps each student to achieve his highest level of academic success and quality of life. The School Nurse addresses the Health needs of each Student, Teacher, and Staff in the School in order to promote safety and self worth.

 -National Association of School Nurses June, 2015

 
Performs:
  • Daily Attendance /Tardy/ Dismissals
  • Maintains Annual Physicals Forms/ Immunizations
  • Maintains Anaphylaxis Emergency Plans and Epi Pens
  • Maintains Asthma Treatment Plans and Inhalers
  • Diabetic Care and Insulin Administration
  • Daily Administration of Medications
  • Monitor of Acute Injuries or Illness during School day along with Treatment
  • Performs Medical Exams and Screenings per NJ Guidelines
  • Communicates with Parents and Guidance regarding Student with Medical or Counseling Needs
 
General Illness and Guidelines:
 
In order to provide the safest and healthiest community for our school and to ensure that your son can engage in a Full day of Academics at his best, the following Guidelines should be taken in consideration and Do Not send him to School:
  • Has a fever of 100.0 or greater without the use of fever reducers such as Tylenol (Acetaminophen) or Advil (Ibuprofen) . Fever should be lower than 100.0 for more than 24 hours on own before returning to school.
  • Has been vomiting or has had diarrhea . (Must be symptom free for last 24 Hours with out the use of over the counter medications).
  • Communicable diseases such as Chicken Pox (other Childhood disease that a Student may have not been Immunized for would need a doctor's note to return to school), MRSA, Coxsackie Disease, Strep Throat… are all examples of things that should be reported to the School Nurse office before your son returns to school.
  • Severe Cold and Positive Flu Test
  • Chronic and persistent Pain, (ear, tooth, fracture, headache)
  • Widespread rash or open Sores.
  • Persistent Cough or running nose with a cold.