ERIC Number: ED408239
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Recommendations for the School Health Nurse in Addressing HIV/AIDS with Adolescents.
The school is a defined setting where health issues can be addressed. School nurses providing health care to adolescents who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS need strong policies and good training to make their efforts effective. the goal of these recommendations is to strengthen adolescent HIV programs in schools and to improve standards of care for all adolescents in the school setting. The recommendations are based on two sets of standards: "School Nursing Practice: Roles and Standards" (Proctor, Lordi and Zaiger, 1993) and "Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice" (ANA, 1991). The recommendations are organized into three role areas: (1) "Provision of Direct Care"; (2) "Health Education and Research"; and (3) "Program Management/Development." Following the list of expectations for the school nurse in each role area is a list of expected practice outcomes. (SPM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Support Staff
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control (DHHS), Atlanta, GA. Div. of Adolescent and School Health.
Authoring Institution: American Nurses Association, Washington, DC.