Nurse General Information

Nurse contact information:
302-421-3739 (main office)


Student Illness/Absence:
  • If your daughter is not feeling well, please keep her home
  • If your daughter has a fever - she needs to stay home until she is fever free for 24 hours without fever reducing medication
  • Any absence from school of 3 days or longer requires a doctor’s note upon return
  • Any absence from school for hospitalization of any nature, requires a doctor’s note upon return
  • If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the nurse.

What is Magnus?  
Magnus is the electronic health records program we use here at Padua Academy.  All of the health records are entered in Magnus, either directly in the program or uploaded to it.  The link for Magnus can be found in OnCampus.
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Medical Form Requirements

List of 3 items.

  • Incoming Freshmen

    Below are the items that need to be completed and how:   
    1. Conditional Questions - completed directly in Magnus - answers to these questions may prompt additional forms to be completed by you and your healthcare provider
    2. Vital Health Record - completed directly in Magnus
    3. Immunization Form - form is completed by healthcare provider, then uploaded into Magnus
    4. Physical Exam and Health History Form - 
      1. Physical Exam Form is completed by healthcare provider
      2. Health History Form is self-completed, signed/dated by student and parent/guardian
      3. BOTH forms are uploaded together into Magnus
    5. Emergency Consent and Permission for Over-the-Counter Medication Form - completed directly in Magnus
    6. TB Risk Assessment - completed directly in Magnus
  • Transfer Students

    Below are the items that need to be completed and how:
    1. Conditional Questions - completed directly in Magnus - answers to these questions may prompt additional forms to be completed by you and your healthcare provider
    2. Vital Health Record - completed directly in Magnus
    3. Immunization Form - form is completed by healthcare provider, then emailed to school nurse
    4. Physical Exam and Health History Form - 
      1. Physical Exam Form is completed by healthcare provider
      2. Health History Form is self-completed, signed/dated by student and parent/guardian
      3. Email both forms to school nurse
    5. Emergency Consent and Permission for Over-the-Counter Medication Form - completed directly in Magnus
    6. TB Risk Assessment - form can be self-completed, then emailed to school nurses
  • Trying out for sports at Padua Academy?

    We follow the protocols set forth by DIAA (Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association).  As a result, we require the sports forms used by DIAA to be used by our students.  Be sure to print these forms out to take with you prior to going to see your doctor.  These forms can be found on Magnus, printed, completed and then uploaded back into Magnus.  

    Important information regarding dates: Forms must be dated on April 1st or later for the following year.  Example: for the 2023-2024 school year all forms must be dated 4/1/2023 or after.

    The required sports forms are:
    • Physical Exam - completed by healthcare provider and uploaded to Magnus
    • Health History Form -  self-completed, signed/dated by student and parent/guardian (physical signatures required)
    • School Athlete Medical Card - self-completed, Section 1 & 2 must be completed in full.  Use N/A in Section 2 if needed.  Section 3 - both student and parent/guardian must sign and date. (physical signatures required)
    • DIAA Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation/Consent Form - #1 must be signed and dated by both student and parent/guardian; #2-5 must be signed and dated by parent/guardian.   (physical signatures required)

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    Marianne  McCarthy 

    Registered Nurse
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