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Meet QS School Nurse: Theresa Richards

Consuelo Carroll

Theresa Richards, MSN RN

150 Old Barnstable Rd
Mashpee, MA

Fax: (508) 539-1556
Google Voice: (440) 462-2409

Quashnet Health Office

Terri Richards is the School Nurse at Quashnet Elementary School. Having relocated to Cape Cod from the New York metropolitan area, she brings over 30 years of nursing experience in acute rehabilitation, pediatrics, and school health to the Mashpee community. Terri enjoys working with children of all ages and abilities to help meet students’  health needs while promoting their self-esteem and independence and is passionate about educating others about the role of health in creating a sense of community and acceptance. She obtained her B.S. in Nursing from Pace University and her M.S. in Nursing at the College of New Rochelle. She has held certifications in Rehabilitation Nursing and Holistic Nursing and has extensive experience in working with children with Type 1 diabetes and their families through the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  A long-time dancer and fitness enthusiast, Terri taught fitness, dance, Zumba, and yoga classes for many years, and is a certified Kripalu Yoga instructor. In her spare time, Terri enjoys biking, swimming, reading, cooking, and walking with her two dogs, one of which is training to be a therapy dog. She is a member of the National Association of School Nurses and the Massachusetts School Nurses Organization.