In 2010, the Volusia School District spent $8,321 per student. In 2010 the district spent 60% on instruction, 36% on support services, and 4% on other services.
Has the school nurse reviewed the American Nurses Association guidelines for protocul in a difficulty breathing situation? Lock the door? The school stands by the nurses decision (according to the news story by Isa-Lee Wolf on yahoo news); This is wrong ; At the very least if the nurse wouldnt give the student his inhaler because of a signature, the nurse should have called 911 and got the ambulance paremedic to give it, or gotten permission from the ED medical control, depending on the regulations.
If the nurse was worried about the student faking an asthma attack, the nurse should be competent enough to use basic nursing skills such as assessing the student's breathing, including lung sounds, respitory rate and depth, heart rate, audible wheezing, shortness of breath, etc, to discern whether his vital signs were normal, and if he was in true distress; Or is this not in the Florida nursing licensure exam? Is the school nurse an RN, LPN, CNA? And if the nurse wasn't competent enough to do this, the nurse should have called 911 to get someone who could.
Further...the news story stated that this student was still sitting in the nurses office, "His mother found him there, against a wall, unable to breathe, the nurse looking at him" (http://news.yahoo.com/school-nurse-denies-inhaler-watches-student-lose-consciousness-183100040.html by Isa-Lee Wolf, as read on yahoo news 5/24/2012) The parent was obviously called to come to the school for her son; why didn't the school nurse get her permission over the phone?
Wouldn't this be considered gross negligence and incompetence? What about the Hippocratic "Do no harm"?
I love dhs the campus is great and the teachers are supportive the students refect the school AWESOME! GO DHS WOLVES!!!
I use to go to deltona high I nevered liked it the teachers really didn't care about the students.
The FCAT is an annual test used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 10 in reading and math, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing.How is it Scored?
Students score at one of five levels, with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3 (grade level).
The ACT is a national college admissions test used to assess student performance in high school curriculum areas.Which Grades and Subjects?
The ACT Composite score is an average of English, math, reading, and science scores. The scores reported are for 12th grade students who have taken the test in grades 10, 11 or 12.How is it Scored?
ACT scores range from a low score of 1 to a high score of 36.
The SAT Reasoning Test is a voluntary college admissions test used to assess critical thinking skills and student ability to analyze and solve problems.Which Grades and Subjects?
The SAT Reasoning Test assesses high school students in three sections: math, critical reading, and writing. The scores reported are for 12th grade students who have taken the test in grades 11 or 12.How is it Scored?
Students receive a score from 600 to 2400 by combining the test results from the three 800-point sections.
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