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    High School
     Certified Nurse School Phone Email Website
     Joanne Strack, RN Neshaminy HS (Last name A-K) 215-809-6664 Email Website
     Cynthia Wells, RN Neshaminy HS (Last name L-Z) 215-809-6665 Email Website

    Middle Schools 
     Certified Nurse School Phone Email Website
     Kristie Muzyk-Luca, RN Maple Point 215-809-6236 Email Website
     Marie Dempsey, RN Poquessing 215-809-6376 Email Website
     Sharon Binder, RN Sandburg 215-809-6386 Email Website
     
     Elementary Schools
     Certified Nurse School Phone Email Website
     Colleen McIlhenny, RN Buck 215-809-6306 Email Website
     Marie Dempsey, RN Ferderbar 215-809-6376 Email Website
     Sharon White, RN Hoover 215-809-6346 Email Website
     Janette Aguilar, RN Miller 215-809-6366 Email Website
     Melissa Huber, RN Newtown Friends
     Holy Family Regional
     215-968-2225
     215-269-9600
     Email 
     Sharon Binder, RN Schweitzer 215-809-6386 Email Website
     Carol Alexis, RN Tawanka 215-809-6316 Email Website

     Role of the Certified School Nurse

    The position of a certified school nurse requires a diverse knowledge base in the practice of professional nursing as well as an understanding of the culture of the educational environment. The school nurse’s primary function is to maximize student educational success by identifying and providing accommodations for health problems that may jeopardize a student’s ability to learn. To accomplish this, the certified school nurse engages in the following activities: 
    1. Plans and implements the state mandated school health program.
    2. Participates in the formulation of objectives, standards and policies for school health.
    3. Provides health counseling and guidance to pupils, parents and school personnel.
    4. Works effectively with community health professionals and agencies.
    5. Contributes to the total health education program of the school and community.
    6. Maintains a continuing inventory of necessary health and safety equipment.
    7. Assumes responsibility for the care of injured and ill students in the school setting.
    8. Functions as an integral part of the Pupil Personnel service team.
    9. Keeps abreast of current trends in both nursing and education.
    10. Serves as a faculty member in the total school program.