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School Nurses

The School Health Program in Centerville City Schools is provided to promote understanding of good health practices and to help our students maintain the state of good health. These services will be met through a program of minor emergency care, diagnosis of health needs through screening programs, and enforcement of state rules and regulations regarding immunizations.

The school nurses assist teaching and support staff by serving to provide expert information that promotes wellness and educates about disease and illness.

Goals

  • Provide emergency health services
  • Maintain accurate student health records
  • Provide health screening, referral and follow-up services
  • Maintain up-to-date information about communicable diseases and other student health needs
  • Work in cooperation with building personnel in the identification, intervention, and follow-up of at-risk students

Notice to All Parents and Guardians of Centerville City School Students

For school year 2016/2017, Centerville City School nurses will provide hearing and vision screenings according to the Ohio Department of Health guidelines as follows:

HEARING SCREENING
Preschool students:
Preschoolers attending a school-based program shall be screened each year he/she is enrolled in preschool. Children who cannot be screened using approved and/or optional methods shall be referred for a complete medical/audiological evaluation.
School-aged students shall have their hearing screened at six grade levels: kindergarten, first, third, fifth, ninth and eleventh.  Please not that Centerville does the hearing screening in 8th grade instead of 9th grade. 

In addition, the following students shall be screened annually or upon occurrence:
• Students new to a school (and not tested within the past 12 months).
• Students referred by a teacher or other school personnel.
• Students who were referred within the past year with no documented follow-up, regardless of grade.
• Students absent during the previous hearing screening.
• Students at risk for noise exposure (e.g., band, vocational education, industrial education, automotive mechanics).
• Students who request a hearing screening.
• Students whose parent/caregiver request a hearing screening
• Preschool students attending a school-based program shall be screened each year he/she is enrolled in preschool. Students who cannot be screened using approved and/or optional methods shall be referred for a complete medical/audiological evaluation.

VISION SCREENING
Students to be screened
• Students in kindergarten, first, third, fifth, seventh and ninth grades according to the tests and methods in this document.  Please note that Centerville does the vision screening in 8th grade instead of 9th grade.
• All new and transfer students regardless of grade.
• All hearing-impaired students, annually.
• All students referred by a teacher.
• Preschool-age students enrolled in school-based programs upon entrance to the program and every year before entering school.
• Students who request a vision screening.
• Students of parents who request a vision screening.