School Nursing: A Comprehensive Text / Edition 1

School Nursing: A Comprehensive Text / Edition 1

by Janice Selekman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803614039

ISBN-13: 9780803614031

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

The only text endorsed by the National Association ofSchool Nurses (NASN), the recognized authority on school-age children andschool health issues! NASN's core purpose is to advance the delivery ofprofessional school health services to promote optimal health and learning instudents. NASN has over 12,000 members and 51 Affiliate School NurseOrganizations. Experts in

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The only text endorsed by the National Association ofSchool Nurses (NASN), the recognized authority on school-age children andschool health issues! NASN's core purpose is to advance the delivery ofprofessional school health services to promote optimal health and learning instudents. NASN has over 12,000 members and 51 Affiliate School NurseOrganizations. Experts in the field describe evidence-based, best practicesfor the care of children while in school, and the role of the school nurse as avital link in the clinical management of child healthcare. Their common sense,practical approach can be applied to a diversity of school situations acrossthe country. The National Association of School Nurses' core purpose is to advance the delivery of professional school health services to promote optimal health and learning in students. NASN has over 12,000 members and 51 Affiliate School Nurse Organizations. School Nursing: A Comprehensive Text is the only text that is endorsed by the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), the recognized authority on school-age children and school health issues. Please visit their website to learn more about this fantastic organization...http://www.nasn.org/

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803614031
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1181
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Profession of School Nursing
    1. Historical Perspectives of School Nursing
    2. The Profession of School Nursing
    3. Standards of Practice
    4. Theories and Models of School Nursing Practice
    5. The School Nurse’s Role as Health Educator
    6. The School Nurse's Role in Research and the Development of Evidence-Based Practice
    7. Collaboration with the Community


  2. The Legal Foundations for School Nursing
    1. Legal Issues Related to School Nursing Practice: The Foundation
    2. Legislation Affecting School Nurses
    3. Federal Laws Protecting Children and Youth with Disabilities in the Schools
    4. Student Health and Education Plans


  3. Understanding Children and Families
    1. Demographics of Children and Adolescents
    2. Growth and Development: Preschool Through Adolescence
    3. The Student's Family
    4. Cultural Competence in Professional School Nursing Practice


  4. Health Promotion/Disease Prevention/Acute Care
    1. Promoting Health at School
    2. Disease Prevention
    3. Acute Measures for Emergent Problems
    4. Common Complaints
    5. Athlete Health Promotion
    6. Skin Disorders


  5. Children with Chronic Conditions
    1. Children with Chronic Conditions
    2. Allergy
    3. Asthma
    4. Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disabilities
    5. Diabetes Management in the School Setting
    6. Intellectual Disabilities
    7. Mental Health Concerns
    8. Overweight Children: Making a Difference
    9. Seizures and Epilepsy
    10. Skills Needed by Children Who Are Technology Dependent


  6. The Behavior of Children and Adolescents
    1. Behavior Assessment and Management in School
    2. Youth Violence
    3. High-Risk Behaviors
    4. Pregnant and Parenting Teens


  7. School Health Management
    1. Health Services Management
    2. Emergency Management, Crisis Response, and the School Nurse’s Role
    3. Budgeting and Accessing Funding
    4. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for School Personnel
    5. Staff Management



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