Valid excuses to sit out of sports? - page 2

Hello - I am a new school nurse and I'm at a small boarding school. My shift is 3-8 pm and I get a steady parade of kids starting at 3 looking to get out of their sports practice or games. Usually... Read More

  1. by   aflahe00
    I would excuse them if there was some sort of injury that occurred in gym class or else where that caused significant pain and or swelling. Significant enough that maybe they were unable to put weight on the knee (for example; knee injury) after. Swelling usually indicates ligamentous injury or damage. Use your judgement otherwise.