DeKalb County School Nurses

Definition of School Nursing

"School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self management, self advocacy, and learning."

National Association of School Nurses (NASN),

MISSION: To provide quality health services to all students of DeKalb County Schools and thereby enhance the educational process.