The Nurse depends upon YOU to get your students to the medication times. The Program Leaders and other staff will help but the real responsibility is yours. Please be sure that you and your students wash your hands with soap and water before each meal and after campfire. Dry your hands on paper towels.
Illness / Injury
The Nurse will see all illnesses and / or injuries.
Do not move the injured / ill person if:
- He or she appears seriously ill / injured or involved in an apparently serious accident or;
- One or more of the following signs are present:
b. Look bad
c. Severe pain
e. Unable to remember the accident
f. Confused as to who or where they are
g. Severe bleeding
h. The person seems dull, “drunk”, stumbles when walking, listless
i. The person appears to be having a seizure.
In the above circumstances the most qualified staff member will remain with the victim and give instruction to on-lookers. Send one person for the Nurse (or two students) with the following information:
a. Where the victim is;
b. Who is hurt;
c. Who is staying with the victim.
Only the site Nurse may call an emergency unit. If the Nurse is not available, the Site Supervisor makes this decision.
All students exposed to bee stings are to be seen by the Nurse.
Please talk with the nurse about symptoms.
The nurse has extra clothes, sleeping bags, pillows, safety pins, and toothbrushes, shoelaces, combs, towels, and washcloths, bar soap for showers, sanitary napkins, and large and small plastic bags. See the nurse for check out procedures.