Health Services Available to all Students
School Nurse: Shelly Officer, R.N. BSN
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Works Tuesdays and Thursdays - 2 Days/Week.
Medical Records: Heather Roberts
Works Full Time
Heather is certified in First Aid/Heartsaver AED and Medication Administration. Heather has phone access to Shelly Officer RN, BSN during the days she is not scheduled to work at the school.
Daily Care of Students and Staff
Nursing assessment for illness
Nursing Intervention for chronic health problems
Referrals to physicians
Height and Weight/Body Mass Index (K-5)
Dental Screening (K-5)
Blood Pressure (7-12)
Lice Checks are performed as needed.
These screening are also performed on request by faculty. If any parent is concerned about their child, please call 567-2527 and ask for Shelly or Heather. We will be glad to complete any of the above screenings at your request.
Communicable Disease Control
Students will be excluded from school for the following communicable diseases:
Chicken Pox: Until all lesions are scabbed over. (5-7 days)
Strep Throat and Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): Until 24 hours after treatment
Head Lice and Scabies: In order to be readmitted to school, you must accompany your child to school for the recheck. After your child is clear, they may return to the classroom.
Our Medication policy requires a written physicians' order as well as written parental consent. All medicine must come to school in the original container. Please contact the school nurse for authorization forms.
Administer daily medication as prescribed by private physician. Can be provided on an as needed basis/PRN or daily.
We can also provide some over-the-counter medicines under the direction of Dr. Sue Watson and the St. Francis Family Health Services in Maryville, MO. Please contact the school nurse for authorization form to provide these medicines.
*Generic versions may be used.
*Campho-phenique *Epipen (Used for severe allergic reactions.) *Vaseline/Blistex *Solarcaine Spray
*Syrup of Ipecac *Benedryl (Used for minor allergic reactions and mild cold symptoms.)
*Aloe Vera *Caladryl/Calamine Lotion *Triple Antibiotic Ointment *Peroxide
*Hydrocortisone 1% Cream *Eye Wash/Artificial Tears/Visine *Sore Throat Lozenges
*Tylenol *Similasan Ear Drops *Ibuprofen *Tums
*Cough Drops *Anbesol/Orajel *Robitussin or Delsym (Used for Cough)
*Non-Pseudo Sinus Pain & Pressure (Active Ingredients: Acetaminophen 500 mg & Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg)
*Decorel Forte Plus (Active Ingredients: Acetaminophen 325 mg, Dextromethorphan HBr 15 mg, Guaifenesin 200mg, & Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg)
Emergency Action Plans
Nursing Management for Students with Disabilities
Health Agency Referrals