The school nurse does health education each year as listed below. Other health programs may be presented by the nurse or other individuals. If you have questions about the content of the programs, please contact the nurse.
Communicable disease education is given to the Kindergarten throught 6 grades. The powerpoint presentation focuses on the best ways to prevent germs from spreading and how to keep the immune system strong and healthy. Staying away from other people's blood is included in the talk.
Growth and Development education for 4th grade girls, 5th and 6th graders is given. The parents must sign a permission form before children are allowed to attend the talk. Parents can preview the material before the talk if they contact the nurse.
Dental Education-for the 1st graders-includes a demonstration on brushing teeth, good nutritional choices and a toothbrush.
Continuous Chest Compression, the new CPR technique, is taught to the 5th and 6th graders. Visit www.azshare.gov to view the video and learn the technique yourself!