School health services

Objectives and checkups of school health services

The objectives of school health services are to assure a healthy growth and development of the child and youth through checkups and health education. Aim is when adulthood is reached, they can have a well-balanced and healthy behavior.

Other objectives of school health services are:

  • discovery of growth development disorders
  • discovery of latent disease (for example early identification of scoliosis, discovery of vision and hearing defects)
  • assessment of special needs regarding choice of occupation and further studies
  • prevention of mental health problems
  • reduction of child and youth morbidity by adopting a healthy lifestyle
  • promotion of comfort, health and security at school

School health services support students in physical, mental and social problems in cooperation with home and those participating in school welfare service to prevent these problems. School health services also provide first aid for accidents and sudden illnesses.

Family Counseling

Health examinations

Health examinations are provided for schoolchildren during each school year:

  • 1st grade, health examination by school nurse + school physician (extensive health examination)
  • 2nd grade, health examination by school nurse
  • 3rd grade, health examination by school nurse
  • 4th grade, health examination by school nurse
  • 5th grade, health examination by school nurse + school physician (extensive health examination)
  • 6th grade, health examination by school nurse
  • 7th grade, health examination by school nurse
  • 8th grade, health examination by school nurse + school physician (extensive health examination)
  • 9th grade, health examination by school nurse
  • Upper secondary school 1st grade, health examination by school nurse
  • Upper secondary school 2nd grade, extensive health examination for girls, call-up health examination for boys (school nurse + physician)

 

School nurses contact information:

Suupanniitty school

Ninna-Maria Lehti

p. 040 133 5635

Hanna-Riikka Huhtanen

p. 050 3407853

School nurse is available at school from Monday to Friday.

Nuoliala school

Piritta Raunio

p. 050 326 2205

Hanna-Riikka Huhtanen

p. 050 340 7853

School nurse is available at school from Monday to Friday.

Naistenmatka school

Maarit Mursunen

p. 050 340 4971

Satu Vesterback

p. 050 435 9581

School nurse is available at school from Monday to Friday.

Toivio school

Mareena Leino

p. 040 133 5720

School nurse is available at school on Monday and Thursday

Kurikankulma school

Mareena Leino

p. 040 133 5720

Satu Vesterback

p. 050 435 9581

School nurse is available at school on every second Thursday and Friday

Kirkonkylä school and Hyrsinki schoolhouse

Elina Santanen

p. 050 4660684

School nurse is available at Kirkonkylä school on Monday and Friday, at Hyrsinki every second Wednesday

Pirkkala Upper Secondary School

Elina Santanen

p. 050 466 0684

School nurse is available at (Suupanniitty) school on Tuesday, every second Wednesday and Thursday

Tredu vocational college

Mareena Leino

p. 040 133 5720

School nurse is available at school on every from Tuesday to Wednesday

Supervisor for school nurses

Johanna Vuoriaho

Head nurse

040 1335768

johanna.vuoriaho[at]pirkkala.fi

Psychiatric nurse works with school health services, cooperates closely with school nurses and physicians, school counselors and school psychologist.

Mari Tuisku

p. 040 1335608