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IMPORTANT MESSAGE:  The June 5, 2023, CAHSD Board Meeting is canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Please look in the Board/Public Notices section of our website for upcoming Board Meeting dates/times. 

School nurses receive helpful info from CAHS

April 20, 2023
Prevention Coordinator Dawn Collins illustrates the CAHS medication record chart.

CAHS distributed education resources and medication safety tools to more than 200 school nurses, April 19-20, at the Louisiana School Nurses Organization conference in New Orleans.

Educational resources included laminated medication record charts with dry-erase pens, brochures about opioids, prescription drugs, krokodil, and talking to kids about substance misuse.

At the request of several nurses, CAHS plans to give Narcan training at various schools in the region. Narcan is the overdose reversal agent used to prevent deaths from opioids.

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