Outline of the state of Montana

Preventive Health Screenings in MS—Vision

Preventive Health Screenings in MS—Vision

State law addresses vision screening.

Administrative Rules of Montana 37.111.825 Health Supervision and Maintenance

(7) Pursuant to the advisory authority of 50-1-202 (11) and (12), MCA, the department recommends that students be evaluated by registered professional nurses or other appropriately qualified health professionals on a periodic basis in order to identify those health problems which have the potential for interfering with learning, including:

  • (a) assessment of student's health and developmental status;
  • (b) vision screening;
  • (c) hearing screening;
  • (d) scoliosis screening;
  • (e) chemical and alcohol abuse;
  • (f) nutritional screening; and
  • (g) dental screening.
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Vision Screening

This guide provides information about vision screenings in schools and recommends vision testing guidelines for all students new to the district and students in grades K-3 and every other grade after 3rd.

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