Healthier Students Learn Better

  • Cherry Creek School District maintains the model of a school nurse at every school. Registered nurses work with students & families to help remove health related barriers to learning.

    The following are some of the responsibilities of the school nurse and health clinic staff:

    • Provide acute and emergency care
    • Administer medications per provider orders
    • Reduce the incidence of vaccine preventable disease through immunization compliance.
    • Develop and implement Individualized Health Care Plans (IHPs) to reduce the impact of health conditions for our students
    • Provide state directed vision and hearing screenings
    • Promote healthy habits in our school communities
    • Monitor our communities for infectious and reportable diseases
    • Train & delegate unlicensed assistive personnel
    • Provide care to students with health conditions
    • Assist families to access health resources in their community
    • Participate as active members of school special education and safety teams
    • Maintain clinic preparedness for potential emergencies  

    Parents/Guardians can access healthcare forms at the school clinic or from the links below.

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School nurse examines a student at Timberline Elementary School.

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Last Modified on January 26, 2023