The School Nurse Exchange provides a collection of resources for school nurses to keep abreast of current trends and best practices in the leadership and delivery of school based health services. This webpage will serve as a vehicle for exchanging ideas and suggestions to support school nurse programs across Georgia.
Information and resources are not meant to be comprehensive.
New Immunization Requirements
Please take the time to read the attached important notification from the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, regarding new immunization requirements for children entering 7th grade next school year.
Proposed Revision of Public Health Regulations 511-2-2 of Georgia Rules and Regulations
Proposed Revision of Public Health Regulations 511-5-8 of Georgia Rules and Regulations
During the 2013 General Assembly, the following laws related to School Health were passed.
School Nurse Training Opportunities
Managing Asthma Triggers Nurse Trainer
This workshop teaches how school nurses can influence and create a healthy learning environment. This course covers improving Indoor Air Quality and increasing awareness of potential asthma triggers within the school environment to reduce asthma episodes. Participants will learn about extensive resources available from the Environmental Protection Agency Tools for Schools Program. Call 404-657-8309 to schedule a workshop for your district school health staff.
Visit this web page frequently to keep abreast of school nurse happenings.