Nurse Information

What your school nurse does:
• Insure that all students have proper immunizations and physical exams as required by the State of New Jersey
• Screen all students for height, weight, BMI, blood pressure, vision and hearing
• Provide basic first aid for incidents that occur during school hours
• Administer medication as ordered by the student’s physician
• Communicate with parents if a student is ill or seriously injured
What your school nurse can not do:
• Diagnose or treat illnesses or serious injuries
• Give any medication, including over the counter, not prescribed by a doctor
• Replace good medical care from a family heath care provider
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