Health Services

Role of the School Nurse

The role of the professional school nurse is to collaborate with staff, students, parents, and community resources to promote the well-being of children and teens in order to maximize the potential for learning.
 
Functions:
  • Identify and assess student health concerns which may impact learning and intervene as appropriate
  • Develop health plans for students with disabilities and/or health conditions that interfere with learning
  • Provide health counseling to students, families, and district staff
  • Initiate and follow up on referrals to health care providers
  • Train staff providing delegated nursing acts
  • Maintain confidential student health records
  • Act as a school/community/health care provider liaison
  • Collaborate with school staff and community agencies regarding student immunizations.
  • Consult and collaborate with student services and other school staff informally and during building consultation team meetings
  • Participate in special education evaluations and individual education plan meetings for students who have significant health concerns
  • Provide input for the development of school district health policies
  • Develop and implement protocols for emergency care, illness/injury intervention, and medication administration
  • Serve on district and community committees and coalition related to health and wellness 

Availability

Each school nurse is assigned to a school in the district. The schedule for the school nurse is available in the school office. School nurses may be contacted at any of their assigned schools.

Provision of Services:

School nurses consult with staff regarding students, observe and interact with students, and provide follow up services without a formal referral or consent. Special assessments and interventions may require parental consent.

Contact:

Amanda Moran RN, BSN, CSN
Nurse, Deer Lakes High School
E:  amoran@dlsd.k12.pa.us
P: 724.265.5320 Ext. 2700

Donna Colucci RN, BSN, CSN
Nurse, Deer Lakes Middle School
E: dcolucci@dlsd.k12.pa.us
P: 724.265.5310 Ext. 3681

Missy Scanga RN, BSN
Nurse, East Union Int. Center
E: mscanga@dlsd.k12.pa.us
P: 724.265-5330 Ext. 4681

Billie Jo Schriver RN
Nurse, Curtisville Primary Center
E: bjschriver@dlsd.k12.pa.us
P: 724.265.5340 Ext. 5681

High School Blood Drive Dates

Upcoming Blood Drives 
 
December 8, 2016
April 20, 2017 
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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Required Screenings

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