ERIC Number: ED306760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Catheterization: A Review of Various Methods for Catheterization of Handicapped Students in the School System. A Technical Assistance Publication.
The manual is intended to provide technical assistance to South Carolina local education agencies (LEAs)in regard to provision of catheterization services to students with disabilities in the school system. The first section defines catheterization and briefly discusses the basic need for this specialized health care service. Recent relevant medical issues and information on the school population that is most likely to require catheterization are addressed. The second section reviews the legal issues relevant to the provision of catheterization in the school system. In this section, a pertinent court case is reviewed and relevant terms are defined. In the final section, recommended guidelines are given to assist LEAs in developing policy and procedure for appropriate service delivery. In addition, two samples of standardized procedures for Clean Intermittent Catheterization are supplied. Provided in the last part of this section are sample forms that may be utilized in the implementation and documentation of service delivery relative to appropriate catheterization procedure for students during school hours. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Programs for the Handicapped.