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"Keeping Students Healthy and Safe"

As a district, our goal is to allow students to reach their educational potential by helping them understand how to keep themselves at optimal physical and mental health.  In collaboration with families, staff, local medical providers and the Corporation Physician, we work to provide individualized care for students with special health conditions as well as provide a safe and healthy learning environment for all staff and students.  The Health Services Staff is organized and developed in accordance with Indiana state laws and code, school corporation policy and procedure, and local health guidelines.

Duties and Services include:

  • Management of acute and chronic health conditions, including the development and implementation of health care plans
  • Emergency care for illness and injuries, and referral to outside medical professionals
  • Medication administration and monitoring
  • Management and monitoring of communicable diseases
  • Health interventions to return students quickly to class
  • Health education, both formally and informally
  • Education about and use of universal precautions
  • Support for a non-violent, drug-free environment
  • Vision screening and referral
  • Identification of health-related barriers and referral for care
  • Support of nutritional, comfort and clothing needs
  • Compliance with state school health laws
  • Immunization compliance
  • Providing resources for students, staff and parents related to health issues and health education
  • Collaboration with other stake holders toward the creation of a safe and healthy school environment
  • Participation in the multi-disciplinary team for students with special needs
  • Liaison between teacher, administrators, parents, and community health care providers

Department Head:

Mrs. Rita Stull

Southmont High School

6425 US 231 South

Crawfordsville, IN  47933

(p):  765-866-0350

(f):   765-866-2044

rita.stull@southmont.k12.in.us

 

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