Student Health Services

District Health Coordinators Briefcase

Published: 10/12/2022 8:45 AM


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.

2022-2023 District Health Coordinators' Conference Thursday, September 29, 2022

Watch Conference Here

PowerPoint Presentations

KDE School Health Updates, Including Health Data and Infinite Campus Updates

Youth E-Cigarette Dangers

Pediatric Dental Emergencies

Telehealth in KY Schools

Department of Public Health Update

​Conference Handouts​​

Documenting District Health Services Staff

How to Subcribe to the School Nurse and District Health Coordinator Listservs

Mental Health of School Nurses Survey

K-Sure Pictodictionary​ Six Major Overdose-Related Substances in Kentucky and Resources

Questions concerning nursing continuing education hours should be directed to Bethany Thomas at the KY Department of Public Health

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

School Nurse Chronic Assessment Tool​    *****New Resource as of Fe​bruary 2022****

 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 ​​

KY Department of Public Health Stock Bronchodilator Protocol

Comparison of Health Plans for Students

How to Subscribe to Listserv

Sample Calendar of Duties for District Health Coordinators

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 End of Year Reports​


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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​

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