Health Services for Students

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Poudre School District nurses and health technicians (pictured above) provide health services to students?according to and as directed by the ║┌┴¤═°Board of Education.?

Health records are maintained by schools, kept in Synergy and the student's cumulative health folder.?

If your child has a health need that requires support during the school day or if you have questions or concerns, please?contact your schoolí»s nurse and health technician.
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About School Nurses

In PSD, 19 school nurses serve all schools and programs in the district with each nurse serving two to seven schools. They support ║┌┴¤═°families and staff by:

  • Collaborating?with students, parents, guardians, school staff, medical providers, and administration to provide optimum school health for every student.
  • Training school staff (health technicians, teachers, paraprofessionals, coaches) with ongoing supervision on nursing procedures, administration of medications, emergency plans, etc.
  • Teaching CPR/AED/First Aid, Narcan administration, use of Epi pens, and other classes to school staff.

Education:?District nurses have a bachelor's degree in nursing. Many ║┌┴¤═°nurses also have a masters degree.

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About Health Technicians

Each school has a health tech who provides daily care for students that may include:

  • Administration of medications
  • Care for minor injuries and wounds
  • Illness monitoring
  • Communicating?with parents, guardians and school nurses as necessary

School nurses delegate to health techs according to the

Beginning in the 2023-24 school year, two additional health tech on special assignment positions will assist with training, coaching, and collaboration with the ║┌┴¤═°Integrated Services Department.

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The Foundation of Our Care

Our Values:? Compassion, Empathy, Teamwork, Integrity and Equity

Our Vision:? All students are striving for their optimal health and wellness, creating positive connections, and preparing for success in a changing world.

Our Mission:? Through evidence-based school nurse practice, collaboration, and advocacy, we promote a safe and healthy environment in the school setting.

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Contact Information

Health Services Coordinator
Kim Lowe | kgranger@psdschools.org | 970.490.3388

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