, BSN, is a registered nurse, licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. She is a full-time member of our faculty and provides health support and consultation to our students and families. Each year Mrs. Brown documents the health needs of all students and shares critical information with all faculty and staff who “need to know” in order to support those students.
Health Requirements for all Students
For the health, safety, and well-being of each child, students are required to update health information each year for the school nurse. Additionally, Sewickley Academy must follow the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s guidelines on physical examinations, immunizations, and the distribution of medication.
Standard Care for Students with Chronic Health Conditions
All students diagnosed with a chronic health condition, including allergies and asthma, are asked to provide yearly documentation of diagnosis, treatment plan, and medication from the treating physician.
Requesting Special Accommodations or Modifications at School Due to a Health Condition
If your child’s physician has determined that he/she will require accommodations and/or modifications at school due to the health condition, please contact Beth Brown, School Nurse to discuss your child’s care. You will be asked to provide documentation and physician’s orders.
Standard Care for Students with Temporary Health Conditions
Students who suffer from an injury or temporary illness may need assistance during the school day. To understand more about how Sewickley Academy provides accommodations for students with temporary health conditions, please contact Beth Brown, school nurse.
Meeting Students’ Health Needs while on a School Field Trip
All students participating in an overnight field trip will need to provide current health and medication information. Please contact Beth Brown, school nurse to discuss any concerns you may have. She will meet with those who “need to know” to develop strategies to care for your child while on the trip.