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State Schools Nursing Services

The Department of Education and Training retains a nursing service consisting of State Schools Registered Nurses (SSRNs) who are employed to:

SSRNs (formally Education Queensland Registered Nurses) respond to school referrals that meet the criteria and referral process as outlined in the The Role of the Education Queensland Registered Nurse - A Practice Model Adobe PDF document1.4M and the Management of Students with Specialised Health Needs External Link procedure.

Other nursing service providers, including government departments, non-government agencies and private practitioners may also be involved in the provision of nursing services to students in Queensland state schools. SSRNs are committed to working collaboratively with other team members, including those from other agencies, to achieve the best possible educational outcomes for students with specialised health needs.

For further details, refer to:

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