North Andrew will not be in session from March 19th - April 27th.

Welcome to North Andrew R-VI School District **Home of the Cardinals **

Welcome to North Andrew R-VI School District **Home of the Cardinals **

Welcome to North Andrew R-VI School District **Home of the Cardinals **Welcome to North Andrew R-VI School District **Home of the Cardinals **
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Daily Care of Students and Staff

  • First Aid
  • Medication Administration
  • Nursing assessment for illness
  • Nursing Intervention for chronic health problems
  • Referrals to physicians
  • Immunization Requirements
  • Medical Records

Health Screenings

  • Hearing (K-5)
  • Vision (K-5)
  • Scoliosis (5-8)
  • 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. 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.

Medication Administration

  • 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

  •  If your child is diagnosed with Asthma, Heart Condition, Diabetes, Seizures, Anaphylaxsis or any other chronic medical condition, the nurse will keep an emergency plan on file in the nurses' office.  In the event an emergency arises the plan set forth by your physician will be followed.
  • This plan will be signed by the parent and the school nurse.

Insurance

  •  Applications for Medicaid Insurance is available in the nurses' office.
  • If you need assistance filling out the forms, please call and set up a time to meet with the school nurse.

Nursing Management for Students with Disabilities

  •  Act as medical liaison for children who may have a chronic or temporary disability.
  • Provide nursing care plans with goals and interventions unique to the student.

Education

  •  Provide ongoing, relevant, individual health education to students, parents, and staff
  • Act as a resource for health education in classes as needed
  • Teach puberty program
  • Dental Education/Fluoride Program
  • Hygiene Education
  • Other Miscellaneous Hot Topics

Health Agency Referrals

  •  Refer students and staff to appropriate community health agencies.