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WHAT DO SCHOOL NURSES DO?

 

 

The information below is a partial list of data complied monthly and annually and reported as such to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, School Health Unit.

2013-2014

General Statistics
11,852-number of student encounters requiring skilled nursing assessment


88.37%- students returned to class after seeing the Registered Nurse

81.4%-of all students visit the Nurse's Office at least once a year for a health/educational issue


42%-of RPS students have an Individualized Health Care Plan


5,926-number of skilled nursing interventions & procedures administered by skilled nurses


4,169 - doses of prescribed medication given to students at school this year


3,058 -number of communications with parents, staff, medical providers about individual student needs

 


Special Health Care Needs
261 - number of students with Special Health Care needs
23 - number of students with Epi-Pens
44 - number of students with food allergies
118 - number of students with Asthma
1,676 - number of mandated health screenings completed

Mental Health
15.3% of visits to the Nurse's Office are stress related
20.6% of students have a diagnosis of a behavioral or emotional condition

6,912 - number of skilled behavioral health interventions by skilled nurses

Visits by Body System (Top 6)
17% - Dermatological
16% - Psycho/social
12% - Musculo/skeletal
11% - Neurological
10% - Gastrointestinal
10% - Ear/Eye/Nose/Throat

Professional Meetings
106 - educational meetings attended for individual students
72 - district/community program development meetings attended (crisis/emergency preparedness, policy development)

 
 
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