Heartland AEA employs a special education nurse consultant who provides consultative services to district/school building staff and AEA staff involved in designing programming for children and adolescents with special health needs.
The nurse consultant’s responsibilities include:
- Coaching a school nurse through writing an individualized health plan (IHP) or emergency plan.
- Providing professional development opportunities for school practitioners and school nurses.
- Engaging in problem-solving for students with complex or rare health service needs.