A Registered Nurse is on staff each day during school hours.
Haw Creek Elementary clinic's goal is to enhance the educational process by improving the health status of the students and promoting optimum health status and lifestyles for all students through the joint efforts of the home, school, and community.
The nurse contributes to the education of the child with special health needs by assessing the child, planning, and providing appropriate nursing care, and evaluating the identified outcomes of care.
The nurse also monitors any medical treatment and medication given to the students while attending school.
Other services provided by the school nurse include:
- Hearing and Vision screening on each student in first through fifth grade in the fall.
- Tobacco education for the fifth graders in the spring.
- Always Changing program for the forth/fifth grade girls and fifth grade boys in the spring.