ERIC Number: ED082069
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Reference Count: 0
School Health Services.
Wilson, Charles C., Ed.
A comprehensive guide for health procedures in small and large school systems, this volume emphasizes the need for coordination of school efforts with those of parents, departments of health, private practitioners of medicine and dentistry, and community health agencies. Particular attention is given to the role of the teacher in school health services. This reference volume focuses on the school health services aspect of school health education, the procedures carried out by physicians, nurses, dentists, teachers, and others to appraise, protect, and promote the health of students and school personnel. Such procedures are designed; (1) to ascertain the health status of pupils and school personnel; (2) to counsel pupils, teachers, parents, and others to arrange needed treatment or school programs; (3) to help prevent communicable diseases; (4) to provide emergency care for injury or sudden illness; (5) to promote optimum sanitary conditions and to provide proper sanitary facilities; and (6) to protect and promote the health of school personnel. (Author/NMF)
Descriptors: Child Development, Disease Control, Emergency Programs, Hygiene, Mental Health, Parent Counseling, Reference Materials, School Community Relationship, School Health Services, School Responsibility, School Safety
National Education Association of the U. S., 1201 Sixteenth St., N. W. Washington, D. C., 20036 or American Medical Assoc., 535 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610 (HC-$5.00, Paper-$3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Medical Association, Chicago, IL.