KING ABDULAZIZ SCHOOL
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
IN EDUCATION FOR A BETTER FUTURE
After the child’s home, school represents the second most influential environment in a child’s life. At KAS, the school nurse is the health care representative on site. School nurse provide first aid for illness and injuries and administer medication. The school nurse supports students’ success by providing health care through assessment, intervention and follows up for all children within the school setting. In addition, she provides interventions for acute and chronic illness, injuries and emergencies, communicable diseases, obesity, dental disease and nutrition. At KAS, the school nurse is physically present during school hours to address these responsibilities appropriately.