Student Health Center
The primary role of the school nurse is to serve as the liaison between education and health. We strive to promote, facilitate, and maintain health and wellness in the entire school community. The school nurse does not diagnose a condition, prescribe medications or make decisions related to medical plans of care. Please contact us with any questions or concerns.
Mrs. Cindy Broderick RN BSN, School Nurse (ext. 1105)
BSN, College of Mount St. Joseph
7th year at UA
Note: All prescription medications must come to school in the original container from the pharmacist.
The Nurse’s office will supply Regular Strength Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen 200 mg tablets with a completed medication form that is signed by a physician AND parent. All OTHER over-the-counter medications must be supplied by parent in the original container and accompany a medication form that is signed by physician and parent.”
The following regulations are in effect for ALL prescription and over-the-counter medications.
- All prescription medications must be brought to school by a parent or delegated responsible person. The medication needs to be in its original container from the pharmacist.
- A Medication Form must be filled out completely indicating the name of the medication, dosage, time, and duration. This form must be signed by both the parent and the physician. A new form must be submitted each year to the school nurse.
- Students may carry an inhaler if the inhaler section of the medication form is filled out and the parent/physician confirms that the student may carry her inhaler.
- EPIPEN users must fill out a separate form and submit it to the Nurse’s office. It is required that the student must carry one EPIPEN and have a second EPIPEN kept in the Nurse’s office.
- All forms can be obtained through the Nurse’s office, or click here to download the forms. Water and food passes must be obtained through the front office or Nurse’s office.
All freshman students are screened for vision, hearing, and postural problems. The screening takes place in the fall, winter, and spring quarters. Parents are notified by phone or mail if the student does not pass a particular screening. If the student is already under the care of a physician for scoliosis and the parent does not want her to be screened, please let the Nurse’s office know.
As stated in the student/parent handbook, parents should report absences by calling the attendance line on the day of the absence. In addition, students should bring a note to the main attendance office explaining ALL absences on the day they return to school.
Below is a great link to a website that is sponsored by our food service provider, Sodexo. It has valuable nutrition information about the foods that we serve in the café. There are also some nice menus for milk free diets, gluten free diets, peanut free diets, etc… Many new items have been added to the café. Check out the yogurt cups, turkey sandwiches, and fresh fruit. Our daily menu is also available on the Ursuline website.
WHO Countries at High Risk