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School Nurse

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy's School Nurse is on site every school day, with a Philadelphia School District nurse assigned on a part-time basis as a supplement.  There are Nurses Offices located on the Norwood and the Fontbonne campuses for the student's convenience.

Specifically our school nurse:

  • Serves as Resource
    • acts as a resource for faculty, parents and students
    • serves as the child's advocate
    • serves as a liaison with parents, physicians, community agencies and support groups to provide medical care and assistance to families and students in need
  • Addresses Acute Situations
    • provides specialized health care and services
    • responds to urgent and emergency incidents
    • administers medications
  • Conducts Screenings
    • conducts health screenings
    • assesses and evaluates individual growth and development
    • identifies and refers possible pediatric and adolescent health problems for early diagnosis and treatment
  • Monitors Students
    • monitors student´s immunizations
    • provides individual health counseling to service emotional and physical health needs
    • evaluates and monitors communicable diseases and implements strategies to prevent the spread of disease in the school
  • Promotes Wellness
    • provides educational and promotional activities for the future healthy lifestyles of our students  

Additional Information

Bridget Bradenham - school nurse

Bridget Gallagher Bradenham ’96
School Nurse
215-247-3811, ext. 230
nurse@norfon.org