Levels of Health Services

SCHOOL BASED HEALTH CENTERS

  • Staffed with ARNP (some facilities have physicians, dentists and other ancillary health providers)
  • Primary care services only for students enrolled in Broward Health
  • Located at: Lauderhill Middle, William Dandy Middle, and Deerfield Beach High School

ON-SITE HEALTH SERVICES

On-Site Nurse

  • Primary licensed nurse for school
  • Located at school
  • Hours and services vary by provider

or

On-Site Health Support Technician (HST) with Registered Nurse (RN) Oversight

  • Primary HST for school
  • Located at school
  • Staff provided by various healthcare entities

 

ON-CALL NURSING SERVICES

  • The Department of Health-Broward covers all schools without an on-site nurse/HST
  • Make periodic visits to schools to assist staff with determining an appropriate course of action for students with health-related problems.
  • Available for consultation to schools as questions regarding student health needs arise.
  • Schools may contact nurse directly or through the Department of Health-Broward nursing supervisor for immediate needs
  • Develop individualized health and emergency care plans.
  • Provide and participate in consultation and trainings related to student’s health condition for school staff, parents/guardians, and healthcare providers.

 

ESE NURSES

  •  Nurse on site at ESE and EBD locations (RN/LPN)
  •  Nurse in cluster classes at schools
  • Nurse with students who require one on one nursing due to the severity of their healthcare needs

 

MOBILE HEALTH CENTER

  • Provided by Memorial Healthcare System
  • Staffed by ARNP and a Health Assistant
  • Provides physical examinations, immunizations, and health screenings

 

Broward School Health Services Staffing Model