Nursing Services

District Health Nurse

Linda Rothenthaler, R.N., B.S.N.
616.863.6031, ext. 7030


Nursing Services Secretary

Alisha Hopkins CMA
616.863.6031 ext. 7032


Goal:
It is our goal to be proactive in issues that affect the health of children. We wish to promote optimal learning in the educational setting while providing a healthful school environment.

Nursing Responsibilities:

  • Immunizations IP reporting to Kent County Health Department
  • Assessment of acute illnesses
  • Monitor and report health conditions
  • Emergency care of on-site student and employee injuries
  • Communicable disease reporting to Kent County Health Department
  • Protective Service referrals
  • Classroom teaching
  • CPR and first aid training for staff
  • Pre-kindergarten screening
  • Organization of employee wellness and fitness program
  • Vision and hearing screening coordination with Kent County Health Department
  • Implementation of OSHA Guidelines
  • Appraise the school environment to ensure healthful conditions
  • Monitor medication distribution
  • Prepare individual Health Care Plans for students with medical conditions
  • Provide individual services to students with critical medical needs
  • Coordinate communication of health care needs of a student to school personnel
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