A registered nurse provides service to
elementary center program for students with
Physical or Other Health Impairments (POHI).
The nurse acts as the liaison between the
physician, parents, and the POHI program and
is the resource person for the classroom
Services provided by the nurse include:
Identification and evaluation of students'
Development of emergency health plans
Training of staff in delegated medical
Obtainment of parent and
The nurse is the resource person for medical
information and community assistance. The
nurse also initiates modifications in the
educational program when indicated by the
health or developmental status of the