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3.3.8 Duties of the School Physician/Nurse Practitioner

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The school physician/nurse practitioner shall be appointed by the Board of Education. The duties of the school physician/nurse practitioner shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
  1. Performs professional medical services in the examination and care of school children;
  2. Performs routine examinations of school children to detect the presence of contagious diseases and physical defects;
  3. Serves as an on call member on the Committee on Special Education;
  4. Reports to the Board on school health services;
  5. Coordinates scheduling for physical examinations to all students participating in interscholastic athletics;
  6. Provides final medical clearance for a return to extra class athletic activities for all students who have or are believed to have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury (concussion);
  7. Develops the program of health service in accordance with policies approved by the Board and as directed by the Superintendent of Schools; and
  8. At the request of the Board of Education, will consult with the Board regarding the conduct of directed medical evaluations.
8 NYCRR Section 136.5
Education Law Sections 902, 913 and 6902
Adoption Date: February 7, 2013