SCHOOL NURSING PHILOSOPHY
The philosophy of the Health Services Department of the Laurel School District is to provide screenings as mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. With the educational process as a priority, a collaborative effort on the part of nurses, counselors, teachers, and administrators will ensure the creation of an environment conducive to learning.
To fulfill Pennsylvania Commonwealth mandates from the PA Department of Health Services.
To provide first aid emergency care within the limitations of the school nurse's office.
To evaluate medical situations on an individual basis and make referrals as necessary.
To promote healthy lifestyles and well-being through education provided by school nurses.