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Student Health Services
Kentucky superintendents are required by 702 KAR 1:160 to assign someone the duties of District Health Coordinator (DHC). Information and policy is provided here that may assist DHCs as they perform their duties.
District Health Coordinator Resources
Midazolam in the School Setting
Legal Guidance Regarding Midazolam in the School Setting
KDE Guidance Regarding HB 147 (Seizure Bill)
Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana Seizure Training for Educators
Diabetes in Kentucky Schools Training
In accordance with KRS 158.838, Kentucky Schools both public and private, should have a staff member present trained in the signs and symptoms of hypo and hyperglycemia, treatment of those conditions and on the administration of both Glucagon and Insulin. KRS 158.838 does not specify what training program should be used other than it should be fully consistent with training programs and guidelines developed by the American Diabetes Association.
University of Kentucky Diabetes in KY Schools Training Program
Training Program Frequently Asked Questions
Note: W9 Form needed for purchase orders is available in "Resources" section of training program
Note: KDE does NOT monitor completion of these courses or compliance with the law
School Health Program Tools
Basic School Health Requirements
District Health Coordinator Template Job Description
Local District Health Coordinator (MUNIS)
Guidance Regarding Health Services Contracts
School Nurse Role/Job Description
Epinephrine and Naloxone (Narcan) Information and Resources
Comparison of Health Plans for Students
How to Subscribe to Listserv
Dental Screening Training for School Nurses
Smiles for life Oral Health Program offers free online training for RN's to perform dental screenings. For more information, visit their webpage.
District and School Self-Audit Tools
School District Health Services Self-Assessment
School Health Room Review
Student Health Record Review
Health Data Entry for EOY Reports
Division of District Support
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300 Sower Blvd. – 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-5279 Ext. 4430
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