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School Nurses

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Health Professionals


School Nurses
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.5

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    administer, asthmatic, defibrillators, deficit, diabetic, dispense, inhaler, insight, nebulizer, non-medical, restrictive, well-being, workload, evaluate, assess, maintain
     content words:    Disability Education Act


School Nurses
By Jennifer Kenny
  

1     School nurses provide health care in a unique way. You may see nurses in hospitals, doctors' offices, and clinics, but school nurses work in a very special setting!
 
2     Mrs. O'Hara is a school nurse. She works at an elementary school with seven hundred children. She has done this job for thirty years. Things have certainly changed in her office.
 
3     Years ago Mrs. O'Hara checked children's eyes and ears to make sure they could see and hear clearly. She put lots of Band-Aids on scraped knees. She took care of students with stomachaches and fevers. Today, though, her job is a lot more complicated. Why? Things have changed in general for families. Things have also changed with the kinds of medical needs of students.

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