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ERIC Number: ED539213
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Concussions--The Role of the School Nurse. Position Statement
Diaz, Anne L.; Wyckoff, Leah J.
National Association of School Nurses (NJ1)
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses that the registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse) is an essential member of the team addressing concussions. As the school-based clinical professional on the team, the school nurse has the knowledge and skills to provide concussion prevention education to parents, students and staff; identify suspected concussions; and help guide the student's post-concussion graduated academic and activity re-entry process. The school nurse collaborates with the team of stakeholders including health care providers, school staff, athletic trainers, and parents. [For the complete report, "Position Statements, Issue Briefs, Resolutions and Consensus Statements. Revised," see ED539227.]
National Association of School Nurses. 8484 Georgia Avenue Suite 420, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Tel: 866-627-6767; Tel: 240-821-1130; Fax: 301-585-1791; Web site: http://www.nasn.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Nurses