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Summary of Student Health Services

Children’s/ AISD Student Health Services are committed to providing safe care for students during school hours in collaboration with AISD school staff. The unique and nationally recognized collaboration between Seton Healthcare Family and Austin ISD has been in place since 1996. Registered Nurses lead the campus health team, which includes School Health Assistants and AISD staff. The Medical Director serves as a consultant with Student Health Services, developing procedures and services which promote health, wellness, and safety. Services are provided for student’s ages 3 to 22 years of age and include:

Illness and Injury Care

  • Illness and minor injury care, emergencies, and referrals
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Behavioral health conditions

Medication Administration

  • Medication administration during the school day, documentation and reconciliation
  • Training of AISD staff to administer medication

Immunization Compliance

  • Monthly identification of students needing immunizations
  • Parent notification
  • Immunization clinics
  • Referral to community services

State Mandated Screenings

  • Hearing
  • Vision
  • Risk Assessment for Type 2 Diabetes
  • Spinal

Case Management

  • Allergy/Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Seizure
  • Pregnancy
  • Other chronic health conditions

Health Education

  • Student/Individual or group (hand washing, growth and development, health, nutrition, etc)
  • Parent
  • AISD Staff (Bloodborne pathogens, AED, MRSA, Heat related illness, Medical procedures, Emergency medications and procedures, Allergy / Anaphylaxis)

Communicable Disease Outbreak

  • Reportable Communicable Disease
  • Collaborate with local health department
  • Influenza
  • Staphylococcal infections

Collaboration

  • Parent/guardians
  • Medical providers
  • School staff
  • Community agencies
  • AISD District Support Services

Crisis Intervention

  • Behavioral health
  • Other threats to student or staff health on campus

For more information, please contact your School Nurse, call Student Health Services at 512-324-0195.

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