ERIC Number: ED316365
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Louisiana Migrant Health Manual. Bulletin 1805.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
This manual aims to assist nurses in designing, developing, and administering the Migrant Health Services Program; to assist in entering pertinent medical information onto the Migrant Student Record Transfer System (MSRTS) database; and to provide guidelines for recordkeeping. The contents provide a reference source for the experienced nurse and an initial orientation and training aid for the inexperienced nurse. The manual should be used in conjunction with the MSRTS resource guide, "People to People--Utilization Opens Doors," and the "National MSRTS Health User's Manual." The first section covers: (1) Migrant Education Program flow of information; (2) Migrant Health Program goals and service restrictions; (3) health services provided; (4) health program guidelines for personnel; (5) recordkeeping guidelines; (6) work flow for filing the MSRTS health record; (7) corrections and deletions; and (8) information for the annual program evaluation. The second section contains 10 sample forms, form letters, questionnaires, and worksheets. The third section provides details for completing the Health Data Entry Form, examples of situations that may arise and how to record them, and suggestions for handling sensitive data. A resource section includes lists of the staff of the Louisiana Bureau of Migrant Education, MSRTS technical assistants in Louisiana, and migrant nurses in the state. (SV)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.