Student Health & Wellness

Louisiana Schools for the Deaf and the Visually Impaired

The Student Health Center (SHC) is staffed by licensed nurses 24 hours a day while school is in session and for special weekend events. The goal of the SHC is to provide the following services to LSDVI students.

  • To provide a healthy and safe school environment that facilitates learning.
  • To competently carry out therapeutic measures as ordered by licensed healthcare providers including SHC standing orders.
  • To treat minor illnesses in compliance with the SHC policies and procedures within the scope of the practice of nursing.
  • To make appropriate medical referrals when necessary.
  • To provide a system for managing crisis medical situations and emergencies.
  • To provide mandated school screenings.
  • To provide comprehensive and appropriate health education.
  • To develop and maintain Health Care Plans for students based on their individual needs.
  • To function as a liaison between our students, families, staff, and administrators.


Consent/Permissions Form
Medical Report Form
Medication Order Form
Health Information Form
Authorization for Release of Confidential Information Form
Physicians Authorization for Special Health Care Form
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