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 Carolyn Veglia Young, DNP, LSN, NCSN

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Carolyn Veglia Young, DNP, LSN, NCSN

Nationally Certified Licensed School Nurse

The students know me as Dr. Veglia.

I have been a nurse for over 20 years and a school nurse since 2016.  I been lucky to be the School Nurse at Capitol Hill School since 2016.

 


My Schedule

  • The Role of the School Nurse is to

    • Promote student health and wellness.

    • Enhance students' ability to learn. 

    • Manage school related health care for students

    • Develop plans for student health conditions

    • Provide emergency care for illnesses and injuries

    • Teach students skills to manage their health

    • Refer student health concerns to clinics/physicians

    • Assist families to identify health resources

    • Work with local and state health officials around community health issues


  • More about Dr. Veglia 

    I received my nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania and my doctorate from the University of Minnesota. In addition to being a Licensed School Nurse, I am a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.  I have cared for children and families in primary care clinics, in the emergency room and now in the school setting.

    I am passionate about keeping kids healthy and love  working with children and their families. As a school nurse, I am dedicated to protect the health and safety of students and enhance the educational process by addressing health related barriers to learning. School health focuses on hygiene, exercise, nutrition, emotional well-being and management of chronic health conditions.

    I am originally from Massachusetts, but have lived in Minnesota since 2000.  I live in Minneapolis with my three children, husband, dog and cat.  In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, walking in nature, reading and baking.