WHAT IS A SCHOOL NURSE?

A school nurse is a Registered Nurse who has at least a baccalaureate degree and has a minimum of an additional year of post graduate education related to school health issues and is credentialed by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

A school nurse is also a certified audiometrist. School nurses sometimes have to be shared amongst school sites, therefore please direct initial and general questions,concerns, comments to the school's health tech.

Services Offered: . Hearing screening . Vision Screening . Scoliosis screening . Response to emergencies and appropriate follow up . Health counseling . Health Consultant with development of IEP plan . Referrals given to clinics and private physicians . Health technician training and supervision . Support employee wellness . Coordinate with parents and community agencies


Click on the link below to be directed to district page for more detailed information:

https://www.vistausd.org/bandaidsss

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Nurse's Corner

Jeanie Schexnayder

Health Tech