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District Nurse Information

About Us/Meet the BHSD Health Team

 

District Nurse – Trish Walker, BSN, RN

Trish has been an RN for 25 years, and with our school district since 2015.  She has worked in multiple areas during her nursing career – Trauma ICU, Surgical ICU, PACU, Nurse Manager, and Home Health.  She is responsible for managing the health of all the students in the District, including:  developing health plans for students with chronic health conditions, collaborates with the vision/dental/hearing teams regarding screenings, conducts staff training, concussion management, delegation of nursing tasks, medication management, immunization management, assists with policy formation, provides consultation for 504’s and IEP’s for students with health needs, data collection, identification/control/prevention of communicable diseases, authorizes exclusion and readmission of students with communicable diseases per guidelines, and works with staff to provide medical care to students.

She has offices at all three schools, and is at every school daily.  She can be reached at (541)469-7417 or at patriciaw@brookings.k12.or.us.

 

Health Aide – Kalmiopsis Elementary  School – Andrea Christensen

Andrea has been the health aide at K School since 2017, and is also the District interpreter.  She has worked in the medical field for 20 years.  She also has a son who attends school in the District.  She is responsible for providing health care to the students at K School daily from 10-2. 

 

Health Aide – Azalea Middle School – Karissa Horn

Karissa has been the health aide at Azalea Middle School since 2019.  She has three children, which makes her very wise when it comes to student health issues.  She is responsible for providing health care to the students at Azalea Middle School daily from 10-2.

State and District Health Policies - Highlights

 
Communicable Disease-Students
 
Head Lice
 
Student Health Services and Requirements
 
Medications
 
Management of Food Services (No baked goods from home during school hours)
 

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