School nurses maintain student records, perform state-mandated health screenings, administer doctor-prescribed medications, perform nursing procedures, respond to illnesses and accidents, perform or assist physicians with school examinations, assist dentists with school examinations, provide health counseling and referral, conduct health-related classroom instruction and serve as a parent and classroom consultant in health-related matters.CENTRAL CAMBRIA SCHOOL NURSES
Maria Persio, R.N., B.S.N, C.S.N
Lauren Bodenschatz, R.N., B.S.N., C.S.N.
Central Cambria High School & Middle School
Alesha VanFossen, R.N., B.S.N., C.S.N.
814-472-8860 (Option #5)
****All full time Central Cambria School District nurses meet the state certification requirements which include:
- Baccalaureate Degree
- Completion of Pa. Department of Education approved school nurse certification program
- 180 Continuing Education Units every 5 years