Linda Ahern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nurse: Linda Ahern, RN, BSN
Email: lahern@aisd.net

Phone: 682-867-8006
Education:
University of Texas at Arlington
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
University of Texas at Arlington
Masters of Nursing - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Anticipated Graduation - August 2021

Phone: 682-867-8006

Clinic Hours: 8:35 to 4:15

CLICK and Print the Forms below

 

  •  Checking Out an Ill Student
  • ·Teachers Will Handle Minor Medical Problems
  •  A Student Should Stay in Class
  • ·Reasons for Coming to the Clinic

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Everyday Action to Prevent the Spread of Flu From

Tarrant County Public Health

  • Avoid close contact - Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to protect them from getting sick too.
  • Stay home when you are sick - The CDC recommends you stay home from work, school, and errands when you are sick and limit contact with others to keep from infecting them.
  • Cover your mouth and nose. - Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. It may prevent those around you from getting sick.
  • Clean your hands - Washing your hands often will help protect you from germs. Alcohol-based hand cleansers are also effective.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. - Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Practice other good health habits. - Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food.

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Over The Counter Medication

If your child requires an over the counter medication, it should be brought to the clinic in its original container and labeled with the student's name. A parent/guardian must complete the administration of medication at school form stating the dosage and directions for administering the medication. A physician's signature is not required unless the physician wishes to give a different amount that is recommended on the bottle. Please bring no more than 20 tablets due to limited space in the clinic.

 

Screenings

School nurses perform screenings of 7th and 8th grade students for a variety of reasons including hearing, vision acuity, and for abnormal spinal curvature

Prescription Medication

  • If your child needs to take prescription medicine during school hours, it will be necessary for it to be in its original bottle labeled by the pharmacy with the student's name, doctor's name, name of the medication, dosage to be given and directions for administration.
  • The clinic must have a written request from the student's parent/guardian that is signed by the physician. The link to print out the administration of medication at school is above-click on this link to print or you may come by the clinic and pick up the form.
  • If your student wishes to carry their inhaler or EPI pen with them please complete the self-administration of emergency medication by student form. The link to print out this form is above. You can click on this link to print or come by the clinic and pick up the form. This form does need to signed by the physician with instructions on how the student takes the medicine.
    • All medications must be brought to the clinic for safe keeping. Students should not keep medications in their lockers, purses or backpacks.

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