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Health Office

Valley View School Health Office 
 
   
 

Mrs. Barmore, R.N., M.S.N.
Certified School Nurse

 

 

                         Contact Information

                         Phone: 973-331-7100 ext 1410

                         Fax: 973 316-4646

                         Email: debra.barmore@montville.net

 

Role of the Certified School Nurse

 

A Certified School Nurse is a professional Registered Nurse with a NJ teaching certificate.  She is a health services specialist who assists students, families, and staff in attaining and maintaining optimal health and healthy attitudes. . The primary function of the Certified School Nurse (CSN) is to strengthen the educational process through the improvement and promotion of student health.  CSNs carry out t his primary role by promoting health and safety, intervening with actual and potential health problems, and actively collaborating with administration, teachers, and support staff to build strong student/family relationships for student self-management, self-advocacy, and learning.

 
Goals of the School Health Program

The goals of the school health program are carried out by the certified school nurse.  She provides and manages mandated NJ State School Health Services, such as:

  • Assess illness(es) and injuries and determines interventions

  • Maintains health and immunizations records for school attendance

  • Manages exclusion of students with infectious conditions

  • Provides vision, hearing, blood pressure, height, weight and scoliosis screenings as per Administrative Code

  • Administers medication as per Administrative Code and school district policies

  • Provides Health Education instruction

  • Provides health and nutrition counseling as needed