NRS 391.292
Duties of school nurse.

A school nurse shall, for each school at which he or she is responsible for providing nursing services:


Ensure that each pupil enrolled in the school has been immunized in accordance with, is exempt from or has otherwise complied with, the requirements set forth in NRS 392.435 to 392.446, inclusive.


Assess and evaluate the general health and physical development of the pupils enrolled in the school to identify those pupils who have physical or mental conditions that impede their ability to learn.


Report the results of an evaluation conducted pursuant to subsection 2 to:


A parent or guardian of the pupil;


Each administrator and teacher directly involved with the education of the pupil; and


Other professional personnel within the school district who need the information to assist the pupil with the pupil’s health or education.


Design and carry out a plan of nursing care for a pupil with special needs which incorporates any plan specified by the pupil’s physician or provider of health care, as defined in NRS 629.031, and which is approved by the pupil’s parent or guardian. The nursing services provided pursuant to a plan of nursing care must be performed in compliance with chapter 632 of NRS.


When appropriate, refer a pupil and the pupil’s parent or guardian to other sources in the community to obtain services necessary for the health of the pupil.


Interpret medical and nursing information that relates to a pupil’s individual educational plan or individualized accommodation plan and make recommendations to:


Professional personnel directly involved with that pupil; and


The parents or guardian of that pupil.

Source: Section 391.292 — Duties of school nurse., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-391.­html#NRS391Sec292.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 391.292’s source at nv​.us