ERIC Number: ED394643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Sep-21
Reference Count: N/A
School Health Services in Wisconsin. Staff Brief 94-7.
Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
This Staff Brief was prepared for the Joint Legislative Council's Special Committee on School Health Services, which was established to study pupil health services within the public school system. Part 1 provides background information on selected federal initiatives and programs, including a joint statement on school health, and a discussion of U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services programs. Also discussed are Wisconsin initiatives and programs relating to school health services and health education in schools, including Department of Public Instruction Programs and Activities, and Department of Health and Social Services Programs and Activities. Part 2 describes statutory and administrative rule requirements relating to the provision of school health services in Wisconsin, including the state constitution; state and federal special education requirements; immunization requirements; school district standards for emergency nursing services; school district authority to hire school nurses; administration of drugs to pupils and emergency care; and human growth and development instruction. Part 3 describes general models for delivering school health services and for the delivery of school health services in Wisconsin in particular, including methods of providing nursing services in schools. Part 4 describes various mechanisms for financing school health services, including public and private insurance. The executive summary from the 1993 Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey is appended. (DR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Youth Risk Behavior Survey