School Nurse Role

School Nurse’s Role

  • Arrange meeting prior to start of school year with parent/guardian and student

  • Review Diabetes Supply Checklist and request missing items 

  • Review student, parent/guardian and school nurse roles then collaboratively develop plan of care with student and parent/guardian based on state regulations, provider orders and NPS Diabetes Management Plan

  • Discuss field trip plans with student, parent/guardian and teachers

  • Develop or update 504 plan 

  • Provide student’s teachers with appropriate medical information, plan of care as well as information regarding symptoms and treatments of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia

  • Assess student’s competency in self care throughout school year, update plan of care and competency form as needed

  • Monitor CGM if shared when present in Health Office 

  • Determine communication guidelines with parent/guardian regarding care and supplies

  • Support student’s development of competency in self care and self advocacy in school

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