Health Services

  • Mission: The mission of Health Services is to create and sustain a school health system that promotes and supports student achievement, health and well being.

    Staffing: The model of health services in St. Louis Park Public Schools uses a combination of Licensed School Nurses (LSN) and Health Aides Health Aides serve as school nurse extenders by supporting the nurse in the health office performing health office clerical functions, caring for ill and injured students, and carrying out delegated nursing activities performed under the LSN’s license (such as giving medications and/or nursing procedures).

    Specific responsibilities include:
     
    Licensed School Nurse
    Provides nursing treatments
    Medication delegation, administration & supervision
    Assesses health status and plans for students
    Provides health education
    Provides health consultation to students and staff
    Provides referrals to community resources

    Health Aide
    Provides first aid to students and staff
    Administers medication (under the direction of the LSN)
    Assists with vision screening
    Processes immunization records
    Maintains Health Records