Health Services

Philosophy

The registered nurses of KCKPS health services believe that it takes a healthy child to learn, and a child must learn to be healthy and this is fostered through safe and healthy environment.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to support student academic success, through health promotion and educational activities and disease prevention. Utilizing the nursing process to accurately assess, intervene, and evaluate students’ health care needs as well as make referrals on behalf of our students and their families.

Vision Statement

The professional school nurses of KCKPS USD 500 are committed in maintaining excellence in the delivery of nursing health services by supporting the individual and collective health needs of students, staff and community; acknowledging the diversity of cultures within the district and respecting the unique ideologies of students and families; educating students, staff, and community by promoting health and wellness as well as maintaining a superior level of professional competency as demonstrated by compliance with the Standards of Practice and Performance of School Nursing Practice.

Goals

  • Facilitate positive student responses to normal development
  • Promote health and safety
  • Intervene with actual and potential health problems
  • Provide case management services as needed