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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As the school nurse role evolves, there are increasingly more health concerns for the school …show more content…
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
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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