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BISD Nurses Make a Difference!

  • Your school nurse is a key leader in promoting and enhancing student safety, wellness, engagement, and learning.

    School Nursing is defined as: “A specialized practice of professional nursing which protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential.” 

    BISD Nursing Staff

    Boerne ISD school nurses are all Registered Nurses who bring professional expertise in health, wellness, prevention, chronic diseases, mental health, and growth and development to the educational team. Your BISD school nurses realize that good physical and mental health are essential for every child’s educational development and achievement. They influence attendance, which influences achievement and graduation rates. Get to know your school nurse!

  • Epi-Pens and How to Use Them

    The Boerne ISD maintains a program for the possession and use of epinephrine auto-injectors by the campus nurses.

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  • Immunization Requirements

    All students entering the 7th grade are required by the Texas Department State Health Services to have received the following additional vaccines...

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  • Lice

    According to Senate Bill 1566, the school nurse of a public elementary school who becomes aware that a child enrolled in the school has lice shall provide written or electronic notice of that fact to the parents of the child with lice as soon as practical and will notify the parents of each child assigned to the same classroom as the child with lice not later than the 5th school day.

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  • Keeping Sick Children Home from School

    A sick child who is unable to participate in school in a meaningful way should be kept home to rest and recover until symptoms resolve.

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  • State-Required Screenings for all Students

    The Texas Department of State Health Services requires students in designated grades who attend public, private, or charter schools to be screened for specific conditions that could impact their ability to learn or impact their health and well-being in the future.

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