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The Health Services Team at RSU57 has assembled the following links and downloads as the most comprehensive and up-to-date training materials for district staff working with students with identified health issues.  Call, email, or see your building nurse to determine which trainings are mandatory for your position.
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Chris Dendy is a school psychologist and teacher with personal and professional experience of this disorder. Her advice here is so practical and her information is researched and referenced. Take a look at the School Success tab for the most pertinent information.  Jan 26, 2012, 5:04 AM Karen Utgard
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Excellent poster presentation providing basic information on how ADHD is diagnosed and managed  82k v. 2 Dec 16, 2011, 8:02 AM Karen Utgard
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Link to web-based training on food allergies in school. You will be required to create a user name and log-in for this site in order to access the free training. The training will take at least an hour to complete but may be stopped and started as needed to accommodate your schedule.  Dec 16, 2011, 9:49 AM Karen Utgard
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Brief slide show presentation on asthma that includes links to view how to administer a rescue inhaler and what an Asthma Action Plan looks like  Dec 16, 2011, 8:05 AM Karen Utgard
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A brief (3 minute) video from the Epilepsy Foundation describing how to assist someone having a seizure.  Mar 18, 2014, 9:19 AM Karen Utgard
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This is the slide show providing information about how RSU 57 manages bloodborne pathogen situations including prevention, cleanings and exposures. For more information, see your school nurse or administrator or reference the RSU 57 Exposure Control Plan on the district webpage (under policies) or the paper copy in your building office.  Jul 31, 2013, 6:19 AM Karen Utgard
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Safe at Schools video presentation on how blood sugar levels are monitored.  Dec 16, 2011, 9:16 AM Karen Utgard
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A series of brief (5-10 min) videos explaining different components of celiac disease and gluten intolerance.  Jul 23, 2013, 7:54 AM Karen Utgard
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Basic information in slide show presentation to educate food service staff in particular on how to provide gluten-free meals to individuals with celiac disease  Dec 23, 2011, 10:48 AM Karen Utgard
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Read this on-line pamphlet for the basics of recognizing and responding to concussions  Jan 13, 2014, 10:24 AM Karen Utgard
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This is a very brief video from the CDC that explains the mechanism responsible for concussion.  Jul 24, 2014, 7:19 AM Karen Utgard
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A basic overview of Diabetes created by the American Diabetes Association as part of the Safe at School video series.  Dec 16, 2011, 9:02 AM Karen Utgard
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Overview of what a diabetes medical management plan is and how to use it to plan for care of the student with diabetes.  Dec 16, 2011, 9:04 AM Karen Utgard
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20 minute Youtube video presentation created by the Epilepsy Foundation that provides an overview of seizure disorders and first aid basics.  Dec 16, 2011, 8:51 AM Karen Utgard
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This brief video presentation provides a visual demonstration of how to take/ give an epi-pen to a person experiencing a serious allergic reaction.   Jun 26, 2013, 4:12 PM Karen Utgard
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Safe at Schools video presentation on how to treat low blood sugar in the event a student is unable to eat, drink or swallow.  Dec 16, 2011, 10:03 AM Karen Utgard
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Safe at School video presentation on the causes, signs, and symptoms of high blood sugar.  Dec 16, 2011, 9:14 AM Karen Utgard
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Safe at School video presentation on the causes, signs and symptoms of low blood sugar.  Dec 16, 2011, 9:05 AM Karen Utgard
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Safe at School video presentation on the basics of insulin therapy in individuals with diabetes.  Dec 16, 2011, 10:06 AM Karen Utgard
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Video presentation on the Automatic External Defibrillator located in the main office at Massabesic Middle School.  Dec 16, 2011, 9:59 AM Karen Utgard
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This link takes you to a page to create a log-in for the free concussion awareness training video approximately 30 minutes in length that is endorsed by the Maine Principals Association. In the upper right hand corner is the button for creating a log-in for registration  Aug 18, 2012, 5:44 PM Karen Utgard
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