The school nurse serves in a pivotal role to provide expertise and oversight for
the provision of school health services and promotion of health education.
The school nurse is the health care representative on site. ... School nurses
perform a critical role within the school health program by addressing the major ...
Students with chronic diseases, mental health issues and high-risk behaviors
have driven school nurses to gain expertise not only in public health but also in ...
If you are torn between a career in education, and a career in the medical field, a career as a school nurse
may be for you! What Do School Nurses
Do? Job Responsibilities:
According to the National Association of School Nurses
(NASN), the responsibilities of school
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Manage and coordinate the assigned school's health services program based ...
Provide nursing care and physical screening to students; assess students and.
Health Services. Nursing. Office of School Health. Department of Education/
Department of Health and Mental. Hygiene. Catherine Travers , RN, Director of ...
The school nurse is uniquely qualified in preventive health, health assessment,
and referral procedures. B. Qualifications: 1. Possession of a current license to ...
School nurses save lives, increase student attendance and decrease early ...
identify threats to health in the school community (peanut butter, dogs, traffic, ...
Just as the hospital/staff nurse has been developing individualized care plans for
years, school nurses develop Individualized Health Plans (IHP) for children ...