According to the National Association of School Nurses, "School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential." (NASN, 2021)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
all Snowline Joint Unified School District students can speak with a licensed therapist
or a medical provider from school or home, at no cost to families. Hazel Health offers
scheduled appointments with licensed therapists and on-demand access to medical
Mental health services include:
● Scheduled therapy appointments: Therapy can help students cope with what
they’re feeling, such as behavior changes, anxiety, bullying, withdrawal, grief,
peer and family relationships, depression, or stress.
● Licensed therapists: Hazel Health therapists are bilingual, diverse and are
experts in the needs of children and teens.
● Care coordination: If your child needs additional services outside of Hazel
Health services, Hazel will help connect you to local resources.
Physical health services include:
● Treatment recommendations: For stomach ache, headache, pink eye, minor
injuries, allergies, and everything in between
● Medication: Prescriptions sent to your pharmacy
● Coordination: to family primary care provider or other appropriate referrals
Please note, Hazel Health will not provide care related to sexual or reproductive health.
In addition, Hazel cannot complete sports or annual physicals and cannot administer
MEDICATION AT SCHOOL
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