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     School Nurse                    

                   Tamara Guiterrez

The Health Services Program provides medical supervision/services in support of school nurses, health education/health promotion, student assessment, the management of student medical needs, and the  development of district policies and procedures.

School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that:

  • advances the well-being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students
  • promotes health and safety
  • intervenes with actual and potential health problems
  • assists with positive student responses to normal development
  • collaborate with professionals in other disciplines to build student and family self management, self advocacy and learning.

School nursing assists students in

  • achieving optimal wellness to enhance readiness to learn
  • improve school attendance rates
  • ensure that students entering school are adequately immunized and free of communicable diseases and provides a continuum of health care for all students at school, home and in the community