School nurses maintain student records, perform state mandated health screenings, administer doctor-prescribed medications, perform nursing procedures, respond to illnesses and accidents, perform or assist physicians with school examinations, assist dentist with school examinations, provide health counseling and referral, conduct health related classroom instruction and serve as a parent and classroom consultant in health related matters.
Central Cambria High/Middle School Nurses:
Alesha VanFossen, R.N., B.S.N., C.S.N.
814-472-8860 (Option #5)
All full time Central Cambria School District nurses meet the state certification requirements which include:
Completion of Pa. Department of Education approved school nurse certification program
180 Continuing Education Units every 5 years
New Immunization Requirements