School Nursing

  • 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 Board of Directors February 2017.

School Nurse

  • The School Nurse may provide leadership or a supporting role in any of the following services:

    • Health Education: Student, Faculty, and Staff
    • Medication Administration
    • Nursing Treatments, or Procedures
    • Referral Services
    • Individualized Health Care Plans (IHPs)
    • Screening: Vision, Hearing, Dental, Spine
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • Nursing Assessments
    • First Aid
    • CPR Certification
    • and much more!