Chapter 29: School Health
Also choose one of following.
Chapter 30: Occupational Health
Chapter 31: Forensic and Correctional Nursing
Chapter 32: Faith Community Health
Chapter 33: Home Health and Hospice
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Many parents are the first to say, no it’s not my child when in fact their child is the leader of the disruptive group. Since President Bush initiated “no child left behind” program, I think this has caused challenges for the teacher to develop more creative styles of teaching without the support of administration and parents.
I did not realize that the school nurse role included seven elements that they need to focus on that was listed in this week’s discussion. I thought their primary role was clinical services that included first aid and screening. After reviewing the elements, I can see this as an interdisciplinary team approach that should include teachers, lunch room staff, parents and students to ensure that students receive a top notch school health program that will provide them the tools to have a healthy lifestyle.
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Chesapeake Public Schools, (July, 2012). School Health Advisory Board. Retrieved from: http://www.cpschools.com/shab_2012.pdf
Nies, M. A., & McEwen, M. (2015). Community/Public health nursing: Promoting the health of populations (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier.
Chamberlain College of Nursing. (2015). NR443 Week 4: Community Health Roles, Settings, and Interventions.[online lesson]. Downers Grove, IL: DeVry Education Group
Community school nurses have a very difficult job. School age children have such a