ERIC Number: ED098167
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for the School Nurse in the School Health Program.
Knotts, Glenn R., Ed.
This nine-part booklet presents guidelines that suggest broad areas of responsibility within which the school nurse practitioner may identify functions and practices that are appropriate in achieving the objectives established by the school district. Part one states the beliefs regarding school health programs. Part two discusses program objectives and the factors influencing them. Part three presents personnel policies for nurses employed by boards of education. Part four presents seven guidelines regarding factors influencing staffing patterns. Part five discusses educational preparation for school nursing including graduate preparation and continuing education. Part six discusses the roles of the school nurse as health manager, deliverer of health services, advocate, health counselor, educator for health, and program evaluator. Part seven discusses evaluative criteria for school nursing and outlines management and/or behavioral objectives, activities, and assessment tasks established by the state and local health and education department for each of the roles of school nurse. Part eight provides guidelines for supervision in school nursing, and part nine outlines trends in school nursing. Guidelines for employment and preparation of school health assistants are appended, and a bibliography is included. (PD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Evaluation Criteria, Inservice Education, Objectives, Role Models, School Health Services, School Nurses, Staff Utilization, Supervision
American School Health Association, P.O. Box 708, Kent, Ohio 44240 ($1.50 ASHA members, $2.00 Nonmembers)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American School Health Association, Kent, OH.