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Health Services

Immunizations Student Health Services
Communicable Diseases


How Your School Nurse
Links Health with Learning

  • Provides Health Care Services
  • Performs vision screenings
  • Verifies immunization compliance in accordance with Washington State law
  • Collaborates with home and health care providers
  • Creates health care plans and emergency actions plans
  • Delegates and trains staff
  • Administers prescribed medication and treatments
  • Supervision and training in first aid care for all health room personnel
  • Assesses illnesses and injuries
  • Plans for acute and chronic illnesses
  • Monitors health status
  • Educates staff, students and family in health issues and communicable diseases
  • Teaches CPR and first aid
  • Presents health lessons in the classroom
  • Assists families in obtaining health care
  • Advocates for individual student's education program
  • Provides referrals to community agencies
  • Assists families with financial needs

Kent School District
Certificated School Nurse Training

  • Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, including training in public health nursing.
  • Licensure as a registered nurse in Washington State.
  • Certification as an Educational Staff Associate school nurse from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
  • Additional post-graduate coursework including but not limited to: School health; crisis intervention; health counseling; child development; health curriculum; special education, and; drug/alcohol issues.
School Nurse
Site Name: Kent School District
Site Alias: kent
Channel Name: Departments
Channel ID: 2
Section Name: Student Services
Section ID: 21