Manheim Township Health Services seeks to provide an optimum educational environment by promoting a climate of health and well-being and minimizing absenteeism.
|HEALTH SERVICES STAFF
||Every building has a Certified School Nurse and an RN or LPN that assists in the role of Health Room Nurse.
|WHAT IS SCHOOL NURSING?
|School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and life-long achievement and health of students. School nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety including a healthy environment; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self advocacy, and learning (NASN, 2010)
|QUALIFICATIONS OF A CERTIFIED SCHOOL NURSE IN PENNSYLVANIA
- RN with a bachelor’s degree and 24 hours of postgraduate work in school nursing
- PA State Certification