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Student Health Services

District Health Coordinators Briefcase

Published: 8/27/2020 6:40 AM

Requirements

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

KRS 158.838

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



Angie McDonald

Division of District Support

Office of Operations and Finance

300 Sower Blvd. – 4th Floor

Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: (502) 564-5279 Ext. 4430

Angela.Mcdonald@education.ky.gov​


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