Nurse Notes

Health Services- January 2016

Welcome Back!!!!

Happy New Year! Congratulations, we're half way through this school year so keep up the good work! Remember, monitoring is in full force so make sure to look at the monitoring check-list on SharePoint so you will know what all the monitors will be checking...


1. Agenda for Jan. 29th Nursing In-Service

Nuring In-Service Friday, Jan. 29th

Friday, Jan. 29th, 12:30pm

200 White Street Southeast

Huntsville, AL

Who: Mandatory for ALL full-time Nurses!!! It is recommended that PRN nurses also attend.

What: Nursing In-Service

When: Friday, January 29th (1/2 day for students) @ 12:30pm.

Where: Merts Community Room

What to Bring: Nursing License for CEU Credit and license verification

2. Birthdays


Ashley Thomas- Jan 1

Anne Sheaves- Jan 17

Greer Eleazer- Jan 27

Laura McFeely- Jan 30


3. Brag Box

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Natalie Harding, Darlene's daughter, is featured on the poster for Fashion Week Alabama this year!!!


4. Clinic Supply Orders

Continue ordering through the Google clinic supply form and send to Jennifer Rice. If your order is stocked in the warehouse, you should be receiving your orders within 2-3 business days. If not, please let your monitor know.


5. District 4 Workshop with CEUs

School Nurse Workshop with CEUs and lunch in Opelika, AL on Saturday, February 13, 2016. Open to all school nurses! For registration, cost and other info please click on link below:{27AD01AF-9C34-47BC-A005-EE690C97BA9B}


6. MAC Study Suvey

Please open the below link for the nurse's names, dates, and times of the upcoming Fairbanks MAC Study survey. If your name is on the attached list, please make sure to check your email junk/clutter folders and your inbox for any "quarantine" emails from Fairbanks. This email will include your user name, password, and link to take the survey. The MAC study survey is important for Medicaid funding in the schools so it is imperative that you take the survey on the day that you are scheduled so mark your calendar if it applies to you!!!

Fairbanks MAC Study Survey Nurse List SharePoint Link:{181E1964-5426-4439-B502-87E8AA3EC651}


7. Medication Assistant Class

Feb 10th 8:00-4:00 in the Community Room

Feb 11th 8:00-11:00 in the Community Room

Registration: Teachers and staff who would like to take the class must sign up via STI. Spaces are limited.


8. Monitor Nurse Clinic Checklist

Now that monitoring has begun, please take a few minutes to look over the monitor nurse clinic check list (see link below) along with our nurse clinical guidelines that everyone must initial at the beginning of the year:

In addition to this check list we are also looking for the following:

1) Faculty/Staff IHP Signature Sheets.

2) No pending iNow health conditions (except ADD/ADHD due to a glitch).

4) Nurse and student signatures on all IHPs.

5) IHPs: All lines are complete including school hours, extracurricular times or activities, bus #'s, weight, allergies and meds taken at home.

5) State Diabetic Packet on ALL diabetics (not just extracurricular).

6) Formulary PPAs are filled out correctly according to manufacturer's weight/package directions.

7) Controlled med counts with iNow inventory.

8) All meds with inventory are put into iNow including self-carry meds.

9) Documentation in iNow Diabetic log and on all medications.

10) Checking clinic inventory


9. Prayer Request

"Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." Philippians 4:6 NIV

Prayer Needed:

Vida- Please pray for a speedy recovery after having surgery.

Michelle Speck's Cousin- Passed away at the age of 36 on Jan. 11th. Please pray for his mother and sister along with Michelle and the rest of their family.

Jana's Great Aunt- Passed away on Jan. 8th. Please pray for Jana's mom as she was very close to her aunt.

Anne Sheaves- Please keep Anne's daughter-in-law in your prayers along with Anne.

Ashley Thomas- Torn ACL.

Deborah Drake- Please pray for Eric, Deborah's son, who has been dealing with severe back pain.


10. Warehouse Clinic Supplies

11. Wooden Medication Carts