School Nurses Care for Kids



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Welcome to the Kansas School Nurse Organization

School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and lifelong achievement and health of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety, including a healthy environment; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self management, self-advocacy and learning. (NASN, 2010)

In the News

Resources for School Nurses

2016-2017 Immunization requirements

The Kansas Classroom Handbook of Communicable Diseases 

Cover letter and IKC-Model-policy

Role of KDHE Relating to Kansas laws Relating to Student Health

Epinephrine Resource School Nurse Program:  Provides professional development and technical assistance to school nurses and the school community related to epinephrine administration. Click here for contact information.

Sample Kansas School Agreement for Consulting Pharmacist

KSNO offers a mentor program to new school nurses.  For more information and qualifications required for participation please contact Cindy Galemore at galemorec@olatheschools.org

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Please visit the Resource tab for many Kansas school nurse resources.

Public Resources: The "Resources" drop down under "Links" on the web page provides quick access to the following:

  • Kansas School Nurse Regulation Grid-Revised 2014