Clinical Practice: The school nurse oversees and supervises Health Aides in student related health tasks. The nurse provides nursing services, first aid, illness, and emergency care to students and staff including nursing assessment, identifying health problems, making referrals for diagnosis and treatment, recommending educational modifications, providing follow-up and evaluation, and maintaining appropriate documentation. Performs skilled nursing services for students with specialized medical needs (i.e., diabetes, severe allergies, asthma, seizure disorders, gastronomy care & feedings, etc.). Provides health information and counseling for students, parents, and staff. The nurse manages the daily and as needed medication for students by safely storing, administering, documenting, and monitoring the effectiveness of medication given at school. The nurse annually screens for health conditions which may negatively impact learning (vision, hearing, growth and development, and other health conditions). The school nurse makes appropriate clinical assessments for all students to maintain optimal health. Lastly, the school nurse is a mandated reporter for child abuse/neglect.