The School Nurse

While kids are at school their health & wellbeing is watched over by a handful of diligent nurses who juggle a multitude of roles to fulfill the needs of public health, mental health, addiction counseling, emergency medicine, career counseling, & preventive medicine. Tessa, one of three school nurses for a district of 3,500 student ages 5- 21, shares what just a tiny part of what her job is like to helps kids stay healthy as they grow up in American public schools.

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

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