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School Nurse Resources

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Our partnership with the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) is a natural extension of our mission and 100-year history of providing compassionate, innovative care. Together, we can help improve the health and safety of all children through the sharing of knowledge and resources that educate students and their families.

School nurses are the leaders that bridge healthcare and education, keeping children healthy, safe and ready to learn. At Shriners Children’s, our trusted medical professionals are thankful to collaborate with you to help prevent injuries and care for children.

We make access to specialty pediatric care easy with our 20+ locations, telehealth options and outreach/satellite clinics. As strong advocates for your students’ healthcare needs, when you refer them and their families to Shriners Children’s for care, you provide a resource that makes a difference in children's lives.

 

Educational Materials

Our injury prevention information and materials provide valuable tools for you to share with students, parents and caregivers. 
Burn Awareness
Every day, children are taken to emergency rooms with burn or scald injuries that occur in the home, that could have been prevented. Through the sharing of burn awareness materials and education, we can help families and children avoid the potential for burn injuries.
Learn More About Burn Awareness
Summer Safety
For many children, summer means school is out, and time to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family. Unfortunately, in addition to being a lot of fun for kids, many summertime activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries.
Learn More About Summer Safety
Backpack Safety
Backpacks are designed to carry all the books and supplies needed for a child's school day. However, backpacks that are too heavy or carried incorrectly can cause pain and injuries over time.
Learn More About Backpack Safety
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We're Focused on Improving Lives

Our carefully considered, individual care plans help us meet children's unique needs, while encouraging them to have faith in their dreams.

Shriners Children’s receives positive feedback from school nurses from across the U.S. who are extremely satisfied with our pediatric specialty care services. We provide specialty care for orthopedic conditionssports injuries, burns, cleft lip and palatespinal cord injuries, and colorectal, gastrointestinal and rheumatic conditions. Our care and services are provided regardless of the families’ ability to pay or insurance status. Here, physicians and families are able to consider every appropriate treatment option available.

Note: Specific treatments and services may vary by location. Please contact a specific location for more information.

Orthopedic Care

We offer care for a full spectrum of pediatric orthopedic conditions and injuries, from rare to routine, including fractures and casting for broken bones to surgery and rehabilitation. See a list of common conditions below.

Burn Care

Our burn care teams treat all levels and types of burns, including chemical burns, electrical burns, and flame burns.

Plastic Surgery

Our experienced pediatric plastic surgeons use reconstructive plastic surgery techniques to bring hope and healing to young patients dealing with differences involving the face, jaw, eyelids, ears, breasts or skin. Some conditions we treat:

  • Vascular anomalies (birthmarks, port wine stains)
  • Ear deformity
  • Gynecomastia
  • Nevi/Nevus moles or birthmarks
  • Prominent ears
  • Facial reconstruction from trauma (dog bites)

Cleft Lip, Palate and Craniofacial Care

Facial clefts are the number one craniofacial birth defect addressed by our patient- and family-centered, trusted medical teams. Shriners Children’s provides care for hundreds of craniofacial conditions and syndromes. Commonly seen craniofacial conditions include:

  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Differences in ears, face shape
  • Anomalies associated with congenital syndromes
  • Chronic wounds
  • Dog bites
  • Jaw deformities

Spinal Cord Injuries

Our specialized teams are devoted to giving children with spinal cord injuries (SCI) all-inclusive and thoughtful care that will build up their ability, confidence and independence. We offer:

  • Acute care, including surgical spine stabilization
  • Primary and secondary rehabilitation
  • Tendon transfers that may restore function and use of arms
  • Upper extremity surgical reconstruction
  • Surgical implant of a phrenic nerve pacer to allow breathing without a ventilator for severely injured children
  • Urologic surgical reconstruction

School nurses have a significant role in the healthcare of their communities We appreciate the endless contributions school nurses make every day to improve the health, safety and academic success of children.

Shriners Children's Spine Screen App

Learn the signs of scoliosis and treatment options available, perform a preliminary spine check and schedule calendar reminders for annual screenings.

Specialty Areas of Care

Burn Care

Shriners Children’s treats all levels and types of burns, including chemical burns, electrical burns and flame burns. Our pediatric burn care treatment plans are personalized and can include wound care, scar management and reconstruction.

Plastic Surgery

Shriners Children’s experienced pediatric plastic surgeons use reconstructive plastic surgery techniques to bring hope and healing to families dealing with differences involving the face, jaw, eyelids, ears, breasts or skin.

Spine & Spinal Cord

At Shriners Children's, every family can expect our pediatric spine and spinal cord surgeons to provide compassion, respect and a treatment plan that utilizes the most current clinical and scientific research.

Craniofacial

Shriners Children’s teams of specialists treat the physical, social, emotional and developmental challenges of craniofacial conditions like cleft palate to help children live full, healthy lives.

Cleft Lip

When a baby is born with a cleft lip, Shriners Children's team approach provides leading cleft lip surgery and addresses the entire range of concerns for parents related to cleft lip and alveolar cleft.

Cleft Palate

A cleft palate occurs when tissues that form the roof of the mouth don’t join together before birth. Shriners Children’s team care repairs and restores each child physically and psychologically.

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Questions About Our School Nurse Resources?

If you have a question about our health or safety materials, or wish to make a suggestion, we want to hear from you.

Want to Download or Order Materials?

Shriners Children’s provides health and safety resources (flyers, booklets, posters, cards) at no cost.

Questions About Our Pediatric Specialty Care?

We offer care for orthopedic, spine, craniofacial, colorectal, and gastrointestinal issues; as well as burn and spinal cord injuries, and more.