ERIC Number: ED113357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Guide for Administrators and School Nurses in the School Health Program.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Guidance Services.
The purpose of this handbook is to assist administrators and nurses in planning, organizing, and implementing an effective total school health program. Its contents are divided into three sections and seven appendixes. The first section discusses the functions of the administration, including those of delineating responsibilities, formulating goals and objectives, and developing policies for the school health program. Section 2 concerns the functions of the school nurse. Some of the topics discussed are the major duties and responsibilities of the nurse in the school health program, the nurse's role in health instruction, the nurse's responsibility for the school environment, and continuing education and professional development. Section 3 contains 11 sample forms and procedures for use by the nurse and/or health administrator. The appendixes contain various guidelines concerning school health care, requirements for school nurse certification, charts, reports, a list of resources, and a bibliography. (RC)
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Personnel, Health Programs, Policy Formation, Responsibility, School Health Services, School Nurses
Texas Education Agency, Division of Guidance Services, 201 East 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Guidance Services.