PVSchools Nurses

Desert Shadows Elementary School Nurses Uses Otoscope On Female Student Eyes

Nurses are an essential part of the safety and well-being of students on campus. Every school in the district has an on-site nurse to:

  • Provide first aid.
  • Maintain health records.
  • Assist in special education programs.
  • Screen for diseases of the eyes, ears and teeth.

The role of the school nurse is to collaborate with educators to:

  • Assess and evaluate the health and development of students.
  • Be the health care liaison to the student.
  • Counsel and educate.
  • Find resources to assist in students' health care.

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