Maine Revised Statutes

§6403-A. School nurse

Each school board shall appoint at least one school nurse for the school administrative unit. [1985, c. 258, §4 (NEW).]

1. Duties.  The school nurse shall supervise and coordinate the health services and health-related activities required by this Title.
[ 1985, c. 258, §4 (NEW) .]
2. Other functions.  The school nurse shall also perform such other health-related activities as are assigned by the school board.
[ 1985, c. 258, §4 (NEW) .]
3. Appointment.  To fulfill the role of school nurse, the school board shall appoint a registered professional nurse who meets any additional certification requirements established by the state board.
[ 1985, c. 258, §4 (NEW) .]
4. Special contract for services.  The school board may provide school nurse services through special agreements with a public health agency. All nurses who serve as school nurses under those agreements shall be registered professional nurses who meet applicable certification requirements.
[ 1985, c. 258, §4 (NEW) .]
5. Guidelines.  The commissioner shall issue guidelines on the provision of school health services and health-related activities.
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SECTION HISTORY
1985, c. 258, §4 (NEW).