CREDENTIALED SCHOOL REGISTERED NURSES

LICENSED VOCATIONAL NURSE

HEALTH ASSISTANTS

Debbie Burke
Sarah Homan
Marcela Hurtado
Kimberly Law
Brenda Reyes

In addition, this year WUSD has added 10 temporary medical staff to help support our medical, administrative and office staff during the pandemic.  We have hired a mix of Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, Certified Nurse Aids and Medical Assistants. 

NURSING SERVICES PROMOTE GOOD PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH AS CRITICAL TO A STUDENT’S ABILITY TO LEARN.

  • Develop action plans for students with medical conditions (i.e.,allergies, asthma, diabetes, seizures)

  • Monitor immunization status, oral and physical examination requirements

  • Input data on medical conditions in student file and communicate to district employees

  •  Screening students:

    • Vision: Grades K, 2, 5, 8

    • Hearing: Grades K, 2, 5, 8, 10

    • Scoliosis: Grades 7 (girls), 8 (boys)

  • Training:

    •  In-service for non-licensed employees who administer medication or provide first aid

    • Universal precautions

    • Health education topics: nutrition, medical emergencies

  • Supervision of Health Assistants

  • Employee Health – Tuberculosis Screening

  • Ensure Public Health – infectious, contagious or communicable diseases

  • Assist in district and site COVID response and planning

  • Working with families during COVID-based quarantine: intake, quarantine protocols, return to campus protocols.

NURSING SERVICES NORTH COUNTY CONSORTIUM

  • Preschool student home visits with School Psychologist and Special Education Teachers

  • Attend Individual Education Meetings for students with medical needs

  • Case management of students with significant medical needs