ERIC Number: ED335308
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Health Services, Student Services Department: Program Evaluation. 1990-91.
Jeschke, Thomas; And Others
This document evaluates the Des Moines Public Schools health services and education program, which utilizes the professional expertise of school nurses throughout the district. The program promotes success in the learning process for students (including those with complex health care needs, conditions, and disabilities), employees, and the community. Areas of education and service include substance abuse programs, athletic programs, emergency plans and procedures, pregnant and parenting students, cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction, communicable disease, health appraisals (including immunizations), child abuse programs, special education planning, physical education, health education counseling, and curriculum planning and instruction. Future plans emphasize individualized health care for students with special needs, in-service programs for staff, and the maintenance of students in the educational process at their optimum level of physical, psychological, and emotional well being. (LL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Health Education, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, Safety Education, School Districts, School Health Services, School Nurses
Department of Information Management, Des Moines Public Schools, 1800 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309-3382.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Des Moines Public Schools, IA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act