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1 Skin Assessments Angel Wheatley RN, BSN

2 Staph Infection Contagious See physician (antibiotics)

3 Contact Dermatitis Non Contagious Discontinue all soaps and lotions.

4 Chicken Pox Contagious until scabs form on lesions Stay home from school

5 Moleuscum Contagiosm, Warts Contagious Send to physician for treatment Can stay in school if covered

6 Cellulitis Non contagious Seek immediate medical treatment

7 Impetigo Spreads by itching Caused by bacteria

8 Herpes Contagious Called cold sores

9 HIV Infections (cutaneous) Non contagious (except by blood, bodily fluids) Rash

10 Melanomas Non contagious Seek immediate medical treatment

11 Scabies Contagious Treat as you do for lice

12 Pediculoses (Louse) Contagious Send home treat with lice shampoo and until nit free

13 Acne Non contagious Refer severe cases to Dermatologist

14 Ringworm Contagious Must be covered to stay in school

15 Bites/Stings Non Contagious Ice Watch for allergic reactions

16 Child Abuse Always question bruises on children Withdrawn Frequent trips to nurse

17 Contact information: Angel Wheatley Madison Avenue Upper Elementary


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