School Physician-related health services are available District-wide on a limited basis upon request. Below is a general list of services facilitated by LAUSD school physicians located in each Local District area.Medical Exams and Appraisal for:• Students with special health needs in special education instruction.• Pre-participation sports clearance for interscholastic sports andSpecial Olympics.• Infants and toddlers with special needs who may be eligible for earlyintervention services.• Children who need a school entry exam and do not have access to aregular medical provider.Related Services:• Confer with school personnel, students' physicians, and parentsregarding classroom placement and/or management of various healthproblems.• Diastat Training• OT/PT Related Services• Issue medical permits/exclusions/exemptions/sports participationwaivers when necessary.• Provide and/or arrange emergency care of students ill or injured atschool.• Provide medical consultation to local district personnel, specialeducation staff, and nurse in the assigned districts.• Provide clinical supervision to nurse practitioners and medicalassistants.Requests for Services:Requests for services are usually initiated, and/or coordinated through the onsite school nurse, appropriate designated school personnel, and/or District Nursing. Generally, requests are screened, assessed, and approved by the Local District attending school physician.
Ron Tanimura, Ed.D
333 S. Beaudry Ave., 29th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
P: (213) 202-7584
Fax: (213) 580-0559