Maine Revised Statutes

§6401-B. Duties

The school nurse consultant under section 6401-A shall provide statewide nursing leadership, consultation and direction for coordinated school health care programs. The school nurse consultant shall: [2011, c. 380, Pt. DD, §3 (NEW).]

1. Liaison.  Serve as a liaison and resource expert in school nursing and school health care program areas for local, regional, state and national school health care provider and policy-setting groups;
[ 2011, c. 380, Pt. DD, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Information.  Monitor, interpret, synthesize and disseminate relevant information related to school health care trends, school nursing practice, health-related policy changes, legal issues in school nursing and school health care program implementation and professional development;
[ 2011, c. 380, Pt. DD, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Staff development.  Foster and promote staff development for school nurses by planning and providing orientation, educational offerings and networking with universities and other providers of continuing education to meet identified needs; and
[ 2011, c. 380, Pt. DD, §3 (NEW) .]
4. Standards.  Gather and analyze data relevant to the school health care program and monitor standards to promote school nursing excellence and optimal health of school children.
[ 2011, c. 380, Pt. DD, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2011, c. 380, Pt. DD, §3 (NEW).