HEALTH SERVICES AT BLACK FOREST HILLS
nurse at BFHE addresses the health needs of all students and school staff.
Plans of action are implemented to ensure the safety of all the students with
health concerns. The nurse delegates to office staff, teachers and other
unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) the general safety plan involving basis
first aid training and the care of sick children, who come to the health office
with a health need; in the event of the
nurses’ absence or during school field trips. Office staff and other UAP’s are
supplied with a Health Services Manual that specifies actions in the instance
of various medical situations.
nurse may be reached by phone at 720-884-8904 for any health issues or concerns.
SCHOOL VISION AND HEARING SCREENING
and hearing screenings is conducted for students in their schools according to
the mandated guidelines from the Colorado Department of Education. These
guidelines indicate that students in kindergarten, first, second, third and
fifth receive these screenings. Because of the important connection between a
student’s academic achievement and their vision and hearing, parents are
encouraged to observe their student and seek a medical evaluation for changing
or significant concerns.
diagnostic audiology evaluations are done by the district’s Audiology
Department for all mandated students. Students whose hearing screening results
indicate a potential problem and given a hearing referral should see their
ADD/ADHD - www.chadd.org
Asthma - www.cdc.gov/asthma/children.htm
Autism - http://www.autism.com/
Barbara Davis Center (diabetes) - www.barbaradaviscenter.org
Counting Calories - http://www.calorieking.com/
CHP+ - www.CHPplus.org
Communicable disease control - http://www.chd.dphe.state.co.us/
Disaster preparedness - www.ready.gov
Eating disorders - www.eatingdisorderfoundation.org
Epilepsy/ seizures - www.epilepsyfoundation.org
Fifth gear for kids - www.5thgearkids.org
Flu Facts - www.immunizecolorado.com/fluresources
Food Allergies - http://www.foodallergy.org/
Go Slow Whoa - www.kidsheallth.org/kid/stay_health/food/go_slow_whoa
Health Care Program for Special Needs Kids - www.tchd.org/hcp.htm
Health & Wellness - http://makinghealtheasier.org/burntolearn
Healthier School Day - www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/healthierschoolday
Kids with Brain Injuries- www.cokidswithbraininjury.com
Kids with Diabetes in Colorado - www.coloradokidswithdiabetes.org
Let’s Move - www.letsmove.gov/schools
National Jewish Hospital- www.nationaljewish.org
The Children’s Hospital - http://www.childrenscolorado.org
Tri-County Health Dept. - www.tchd.org/index.html
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