Health Services

AMS School Nurse

Kristen Blodgett, RN ([email protected])

Office hours:

8:10 to 3:45 daily while school is open

603-673-8944, ext 2
603-673-6774 (FAX)

Any student wishing to be dismissed due to illness MUST see the school nurse first. Keeping track of the illnesses in our school and community is very important in helping our students stay well.

The Role of the School Nurse

The role of the school nurse is to strengthen and assist the educational process by improving and protecting the health status of all students, focusing on prevention of illness and disability and early detection and correction of health problems.

The following services are provided:

  • Assessment and follow-up of acute and chronic health issues; including mental health issues
  • Screening - Vision and Hearing screening on an as needed basis
  • General medication administration
  • Immunization tracking
  • Communicable disease management for the school
  • Health Services policies
  • Crisis management such as an injury
  • Education of staff regarding student health issues, blood borne pathogens
  • Coordination and collaboration with parents, community health providers and staff members
  • CPR Instruction

More Info: National Association of School Nurses