"School Nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that
advances the well being, academic success, and life-long achievement ofstudents."The American Academy of Pediatrics Council on School Health
Your Child's Well-being Is Our First Priority.The Kinry Road Health Office:~Is open daily
~ Is staffed by a full time Registered Nurse.
~ Provides first aid only for injuries sustained at school.
~ Provides rest for ill or injured students until they can return to class or are picked up by a parent or designated adult.
~ Completes health screenings yearly, such as hearing, vision, and scoliosis.
~ Notifies parents or guardians of any abnormal findings which may need further medical evaluation.
~ Administers medications to students when necessary, only after the medication guidelines
are followed as directed.
~ Maintains CONFIDENTIAL health records for each student.
~ Consults with parents regarding health and well-being on a routine basis.~ Schedules and assists the School Physician with physicals as needed.