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Nursing Services Department

School Nurses recognize the connection between health and learning and are committed to improving student health throughout the district.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
6400 Uptown Blvd. NE Suite 385 West Albuquerque 87110 Map

Phone: (505) 855-9842
Fax: (505) 848-9461

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Keeping Students Healthy

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NURSING MISSION

APS school nurses uniquely enhance the educational process for APS students by using standards/evidence based practice to help students achieve academic excellence and promote a quality, safe learning and working environment.

Keeping Your Child Healthy

Committed to School Improvement

Nurses are committed to providing important services
and information to students, staff,
and families within schools. All nurses:

    • Provide district and community resources for parents and students.
    • Assist staff to make health-related adaptations to school programs.
    • Provide health services to all students:
      • Conduct grade level health screenings.
      • Administer and monitor medication.
      • Identify and prevent the spread of disease.
      • Help students manage chronic health conditions.
      • Help students make healthy choices.

Information on the NM State Board of Nursing meeting

Nursing News

Lather Up and Sing the ABCs to Avoid Illness

Lather Up and Sing the ABCs to Avoid Illness

First graders in Tonya McCullough's first-grade class at John Baker Elementary demonstrate how handwashing is key to staying healthy.

October 21, 2014

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Best Way to Stay Healthy? Wash Your Hands!

Best Way to Stay Healthy? Wash Your Hands!

APS nurses remind students and staff to wash their hands on Global Handwashing Day #IWashMyHands

October 13, 2014

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Visit CDC Online for Information on Respiratory Illness

Visit CDC Online for Information on Respiratory Illness

See your child’s school nurse if you have questions or concerns

September 16, 2014

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National School Nurse Day

National School Nurse Day

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 is National School Nurse Day. Remember to thank a School Nurse!

May 5, 2014

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Remember to Thank a Nurse

National School Nurse Day is Wednesday, May 7.

May 7, 2013

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Lavaland Teacher Wins Distinguished Milken Award
Shannon Ryan is the 2015 Milken Educator Award winner for New Mexico. She also happens to be the daughter of previous Milken winner Tom Ryan.
Report Cards Delayed Due to New Grade Book
Some student grades may change from what was posted online last week.
Students Fabricate Wounds, Save Lives in Mock Plane Crash, Shooting
CEC paramedic and cosmetology students got real-world experience during drills coordinated by the Albuquerque Fire Department.
Students, Community Leaders Discuss Issues Facing Young Men of Color
More than APS 150 students took part in the city's first My Brother's Keeper Action Forum.