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Lincoln Public Schools

Health Services Program

School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success, and lifelong achievement of students. To that end, School nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy and learning.

- National Association of School Nurses

The School health services program is managed on a full time basis in each school by DOE licensed School Nurses and includes the following health services for students:
  • Illness assessment and care
  • Injury prevention, triage and treatment
  • Medication administration and monitoring
  • Health counseling and health promotion
  • Communicable disease prevention and control
  • Health Screenings:
    • Hearing and Vision
    • Postural
    • Height, weight and body mass index measurements
  • Environmental health and safety
  • Communication between/among students, parents, the school community health care providers.
  • Selected health services are also provided for school faculty and staff

Maureen Richichi, RN, MSN
School Nurse, Lincoln School
Tel: 781.259.9407
Fax: 781.259.2705 
Eileen Dirrane, RN, BSN, NCSN
School Nurse, Hanscom Campus
Tel: 781.274.7723
Fax: 781.274.7695 
Last Modified on March 20, 2015
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