Health Services

School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential. Adopted by the NASN

Clarion-Limestone school nurses support student success in a variety of ways:

Health screenings
Ensure all students are properly immunized
Treat acute illnesses and injuries
Provide emergency care
Manage chronic health conditions in the school envrionment
Administer medications
Assist faculty and staff to make health-related adaptations to the school program(s)
Assist families in gaining access to outside health care programs