Student Vision Screenings

Health screenings can be entered into a student’s PowerSchool record under Health. This is only available to nursing staff.

To get there:

  1. Select a student.
  2. Click Health under the Information heading on the left side.
  3. Click on the Screenings tab if it is not already selected.

The screening type, date, and a comment for all of the student’s screenings are listed in table on this page.

  • To add a new screening visit, click the Add Screening button in the upper-right, and then click on the type of screening to add.
  • To update old screening, click the pencil button at the right of that particular screening.
  • To delete an old screening, click the red minus button at the right of that particular screening.

Whether a screening is being added, updated, or deleted, a warning will appear stating that your changes have not been saved. Click the Submit button in the bottom-right to save your work.

Adding/Updating Screening Records:

When a new screening is added, the following fields will automatically fill in, however these can be updated if necessary:

  • The Provider Name will be set to the current PowerSchool user.
  • The Provider Type will set to School Nurse.
  • The Screening Date will default to the current date.
  • The Grade Level (at the time of screening) will default to the student’s current grade level.

  1. For new screening records, fill out the Vision and Color fields as needed:
    1. Vision Referral Date
    2. Left Eye Test Result
    3. Right Eye Test Result
    4. Color Blind Test Result (leave blank if not taken)
  2. For completed referrals, locate the Referral Outcome section at the bottom of the window and choose a diagnosis.
  3. Click the Add/Update button

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