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Nurse's Responsibilities
What your school nurse is permitted to do:
  • Make sure that all PA state mandated guidelines are followed:
    • All students have required immunizations
    • All students have periodic physical and dental exams
    • All students are screened for height, weight, BMI, vision and hearing

  • In addition to the PA state mandates, the school nurse can also:
    • Provide basic first aid
    • Communicate with parents if a student is ill or seriously injured
    • Work to keep students healthy 
What your school nurse is not permitted to do:
  • Diagnose or treat illnesses or injuries - other than basic first aid for incidents that occur during school hours 
  • Keep stocked medications - other than those for which the child's physician has given orders and provided a written directive to the school
  • Replace good medical care from a family heath care provider
Any serious ailments or injuries should always be attended to by your regular physician. 
Keystone Oaks School District  |  1000 Kelton Avenue  |  Pittsburgh, PA 15216-1984  |  Phone: 412-571-6000  |  District Fax: 412-571-6006 Aiken Fax: 412-571-6164  |  Dormont Fax: 412-571-6151  |  Myrtle Fax: 412-571-6051  |  Middle School Fax: 412-571-6092  |  High School Fax: 412-571-6043
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