Policy Information
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Duties of the School Physician/Nurse Practitioner
Policy # 1338


The school physician/nurse practitioner shall be appointed by the Board of Education. The duties of the school physician/nurse practitioner shall include, but are not limited to, the following:


a)            Performs professional medical services in the examination and care of school children;


b)            Performs routine examinations of school children to detect the presence of contagious diseases and physical defects;


c)            Serves as an on call member on the Committee on Special Education;


d)           Reports to the Board on school health services;


e)            Coordinates scheduling for physical examinations to all students participating in interscholastic athletics;


f)             Develops the program of health service in accordance with policies approved by the Board and as directed by the Superintendent of Schools;


g)            Conducts physical exams for all bus drivers and substitutes prior to employment and annually thereafter;


h)      Conducts physical exams for all new employees (instructional and non-instructional);


i)       Conducts a medical evaluation on any employee at the request of the Board of Education.



Policy References:
Education Law Sections 902,913 and 6902

Adoption Date: 12/20/2011
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