ERIC Number: ED237919
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for School Health Nursing. Fourth Edition.
Putnam City Public Schools, OK.
The purpose of this handbook is to assist Putnam City schools (Oklahoma) in implementing a comprehensive school health nursing program. Four substantive sections describe the school health program. Section 1, an overview, outlines the health responsibilities of parents, administrators, professional consultants, teachers, and nurses, and describes the facilities in the school clinics. Section 2 charts the duties of the school nurse throughout the year. The role of the school nurse in selecting student assistants and keeping health records is also described. Divided into 20 subsections, section 3 details all dimensions of the school nurse's job. Among the topics covered are: health assessment; mental health appraisal; vision, hearing, and dental screening; counseling; home visitations; and service to special needs students. Charts in this section list procedures for first aid treatment and communicable disease control. Section 4 describes Oklahoma immunization laws and school immunization procedures. Four final sections provide resource information as follows: section 5, health information agencies and books; section 6, school nurse license requirements; section 7, local ordinances concerning school health records; and section 8, copies of all health-related forms and official communications. (LP)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Health Facilities, Health Personnel, Immunization Programs, Job Analysis, Mental Health, Needs Assessment, Occupational Information, Parent Role, Program Descriptions, School Health Services, School Nurses, Student Needs, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Putnam City Public Schools, OK.
Identifiers: Oklahoma; PF Project