Florida Senate - 2018                                    SB 1762
       By Senator Campbell
       38-01695-18                                           20181762__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to training for secondary school
    3         nurses; amending s. 381.0056, F.S.; requiring a school
    4         health services plan to provide for the training of
    5         secondary school health nurses to help them identify
    6         and respond appropriately to students who are victims
    7         of rape; providing an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (4) of section
   12  381.0056, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
   13         381.0056 School health services program.—
   14         (4)(a) Each county health department shall develop, jointly
   15  with the district school board and the local school health
   16  advisory committee, a school health services plan. The plan must
   17  include, at a minimum, provisions for all of the following:
   18         1. Health appraisal;
   19         2. Records review;
   20         3. Nurse assessment;
   21         4. Nutrition assessment;
   22         5. A preventive dental program;
   23         6. Vision screening;
   24         7. Hearing screening;
   25         8. Scoliosis screening;
   26         9. Growth and development screening;
   27         10. Health counseling;
   28         11. Referral and followup of suspected or confirmed health
   29  problems by the local county health department;
   30         12. Meeting emergency health needs in each school;
   31         13. County health department personnel to assist school
   32  personnel in health education curriculum development;
   33         14. Referral of students to appropriate health treatment,
   34  in cooperation with the private health community whenever
   35  possible;
   36         15. Consultation with a student’s parent or guardian
   37  regarding the need for health attention by the family physician,
   38  dentist, or other specialist when definitive diagnosis or
   39  treatment is indicated;
   40         16. Maintenance of records on incidents of health problems,
   41  corrective measures taken, and such other information as may be
   42  needed to plan and evaluate health programs; except, however,
   43  that provisions in the plan for maintenance of health records of
   44  individual students must be in accordance with s. 1002.22;
   45         17. Health information which will be provided by the school
   46  health nurses, when necessary, regarding the placement of
   47  students in exceptional student programs and the reevaluation at
   48  periodic intervals of students placed in such programs;
   49         18. Notification to the local nonpublic schools of the
   50  school health services program and the opportunity for
   51  representatives of the local nonpublic schools to participate in
   52  the development of the cooperative health services plan; and
   53         19. Immediate notification to a student’s parent, guardian,
   54  or caregiver if the student is removed from school, school
   55  transportation, or a school-sponsored activity and taken to a
   56  receiving facility for an involuntary examination pursuant to s.
   57  394.463, including the requirements established under ss.
   58  1002.20(3) and 1002.33(9), as applicable; and.
   59         20. Training for secondary school health nurses to help
   60  them identify and respond appropriately to students who are
   61  victims of rape.
   62         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.