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School Nurse Resources

Introduction

This page contains links to guidelines and publications that may be useful in providing school health services. 

Resources For Nurses New To School Nursing

There are many resources from a variety of places that may be useful to nurses practicing in the school setting.  Each year the Ohio Department of Health School Nursing Program collects resources to share with those nurses.  The School Nurse Resources document was created in August 2019 for the annual New School Nurse Orientation Conference. 

Opioids and Ohio Children: Tools for School Nurses

Asthma Inhaler Resources

Diabetes Management

Epinephrine Autoinjector Resources

Immunization Summary

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) School Nursing Program works with the ODH Immunization Program to share information regarding vaccination requirements for children. The Director’s Journal defines the immunizations for children to attend school in Ohio. Vaccination requirements for the current school year.

Fact Sheets on Human Trafficking

Childhood Obesity

This report provides county-level estimates on the prevalence of childhood obesity for Ohio's third-grade population.

School Nurse Survey

Other resources

Emergency Preparedness

The Ohio Department of Health School Nursing Program supports schools in planning and preparing for a school emergency by developing school emergency preparedness resources and providing educational opportunities for school nurses and staff. The School Nursing Program encourages all schools to form a partnership with local health departments and emergency management agencies while developing an all-hazards school emergency plan.

School Nursing Forms

These forms may be useful in providing school health services: