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    WELCOME TO THE SCHOOL NURSE OFFICE
     
     
     
    Mrs. Joann Ruiz,RN,BSN,CSN  
    ext 2441
      joanruiz@paps.net
    Mrs. Evon Racioppi,RN, BSN,CSN
    ext 24428
    evonracioppi@paps.net
     
    Ms. Debbie Petrizzo, RN,MSN
    ext 24416
    dpetrizzo@paps.net
     
     
     
    NURSE
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Mrs. Joann Ruiz,RN,BSN,CSN  
    ext 2441
      joanruiz@paps.net
    Mrs. Evon Racioppi,RN, BSN,CSN
    ext 24428
    evonracioppi@paps.net
     
    Ms. Debbie Petrizzo, RN,MSN
    ext 24416
    dpetrizzo@paps.net
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
                                               
    Preventing Illness                                              
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    What does a school nurse do?

    A school nurse:

     

    Provides direct care to students, helping students manage chronic illness and                                                                         Is it a Cold or the FLU?

    attending to injuries and acute illnesses;

    Collaborates with the student, the family, and the student’s medical home to develop

    and implement a plan of care;

    Provides care to students with special health care needs, working with the child study

    team and the medical home to ensure that appropriate health accommodations are

    implemented;

    Provides leadership for all aspects of school health by working with administrators to

    ensure that health-promoting policies and practices are adopted, implemented, and

    evaluatedParticipates on school and district committees that address health and safety;                                                             When to stay home

    Implements screening and referral programs to address student health issues that

    may impact both health and learning;

    Works closely with the school physician, community healthcare providers, the student

    and his/her family to ensure that identified health problems are addressed;

    Supports public health initiatives that address infectious disease control, immunization requirements, and sanitation efforts;

    Promotes a safe and healthy physical environment;

    Collaborates with the school and community to promote a safe and positive climate

    and culture;

    Educates students, staff, families, and the community about health issues;                            

    and,

    Supports school and community-based programs and services focused on health

    and wellness.

        

     
     
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