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Hey, the nurse wants to do a "screening"? What is it? In the next few weeks many of the students will have health screenings done. Screens will be done for distance vision, color blindness, hearing, dental, scoliosis (abnormal curvature of the spine), blood pressure, height, weight, and Acanthosis Nigrans (a skin condition that signals high insulin levels in bodies). Sometimes a student can "fail" a screening. If this happens I will send home a referral for the parents/guardians to take to the doctor for further follow up. Please bring me back a copy of the referral and any physician findings and recommendations. Thanks!