Jeremy Ranch

School Nurse

Kirsten Brotherson, RN
PCSD School Nurse
kbrotherson@pcschools.us
435-645-5600 X1751

School Nursing is like a patchwork quilt -- made of different backgrounds, materials and experiences, which when put together, not only bring comfort but also become a beautiful work of art.

Dear Parents,
We appreciate the opportunity to be the School Nurses for the Park City School District. Our goal for your children is to keep them healthy and provide preventive health measures in the schools. Gina Agy RN is the school nurse for the PCHS, TMS, and PCLC. Anne Alexander RN is the school nurse for EHMS, PPES, and TSES. Kirsten Brotherson RN is the school nurse for JRES and MPES. Together, we focus on working with all schools to meet the health needs of PCSD students.

The following list includes information that maybe helpful.

HEALTH RESOURCES: District Webpage PCSD

IMMUNIZATIONS: Utah Immunization Rule for Students R396-100. In order to attend school, a student must have proof of receiving the following immunizations:

K-6

  • 1 Varicella (Chicken Pox) given on or after 1st birthday or history of having chicken pox, parents sign verification on pink card.
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Hepatitis A
  • 5 Dtp (4 if the 4th given after 4th Birthday)
  • 4 Polio (3 if 3rd given after 4th birthday)
  • 2 MMR- the 1st given after the 1st Birthday

A student may be exempt from immunizations for medical or personal beliefs. Exemption forms are available at the Summit County Health Department and must be hand delivered to your school.

Please note In the event of an outbreak students who have claimed an exemption or are on conditional enrollment and have not recieved the immunization for which there is an outbreak must be excluded from school

ASTHMA
Students must file a State Asthma Self Administration form to they carry an inhaler at school.

MEDICATION POLICY
Please read the policy on District Webpage PCSD: (HEALTH SERVICES) or obtain a copy from your school front office.

VISION SCREENING
Vision Screening is mandated for children entering kindergarten. Vision Screening at Elementary schools takes place in grades pre-k, k, 1, 3, & 5. Vision screens are done in the fall.

MATURATION CLASSES
Maturation Classes take place in 5th grade and parents are welcome to attend. The class is based on A Proctor and Gamble Maturation Program. You are welcome to preview material.

HEALTH CARE PLANS
Health Care Plans are needed if your child has a medical concern. Contact your School Nurse

EMERGENCY NUMBERS HEALTH HISTORY FORM
Please submit a "Health History" form. This ensures that we have the most recent health, allergy, and contact information in the event of an emergency. Please notify the school of any changes as soon as they occur.