ERIC Number: ED223958
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
School Nursing in Illinois.
Endicott, Bettye; And Others
This handbook for pupil personnel workers traces the historical development of school nursing and its establishment in Illinois. The role and function of school nurses are described, including planning and implementing optimum school health standards, protecting student health, and promoting well-being through the use of an interdisciplinary approach, i.e., teaming. School nursing goals and activities are outlined including assessment, health counseling and education, emergency care, and school-community relations. Administrative responsibilities are detailed along with legal authorization and the relationship of the State Board of Education to school nursing. The materials also describe school nurse certification requirements and the school nurse internship program. A list of related publications available from the Illinois State Board of Education is appended. (JAC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Div. of Specialized Education Services.
Note: For related documents, see CG 016 365-368.