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ERIC Number: ED539227
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Aug-21
Pages: 210
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Position Statements, Issue Briefs, Resolutions and Consensus Statements. Revised
National Association of School Nurses (NJ1)
This article presents position statements, issue briefs, and resolutions and consensus statements of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN). The Position Statements include: (1) Allergy/Anaphylaxis Management in the School Setting; (2) Caseload Assignments; (3) Child Mortality in the School Setting; (4) Chronic Health Conditions, Managed by School Nurses; (5) Concussions, The Role of the School Nurse; (6) Coordinated School Health Programs; (7) Corporal Punishment in the School Setting; (8) Delegation; (9) Diabetes Management in the School Setting; (10) Education, Licensure, and Certification of School Nurses; (11) Emergency Preparedness--The Role of the School Nurse; (12) Health Care Reform; (13) Immunizations; (14) Individualized Healthcare Plans; (15) Infectious Disease Management in the School Setting; (16) Medication Administration in the School Setting; (17) Mental Health of Students; (18) Nursing Minimum Data Set for School Nursing Practice; (19) Overweight and Obesity in Youth in Schools--The Role of the School Nurse; (20) Pediculosis Management in the School Setting; (21) Pregnant and Parenting Students--The Role of the School Nurse; (22) Role of the School Nurse; (23) The Role of the School Nurse and School Based Health Centers; (24) School Health Education about Human Sexuality; (25) Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity/Expression (Sexual Minority Students): School Nurse Practice; (26) Standardized Nursing Languages; (27) State School Nurse Consultants; (28) School Nurse Supervision/Evaluation; (29) The Use of Telehealth in Schools; (30) Unlicensed Assistive Personnel--The Role of the School Nurse; and (31) The Use of Volunteers in School Health Services. Issue Briefs include: (1) School Nurse Role in Education School: Nursing Services in Alternative Education Programs; (2) The Responsibilities of the School Nurse: A School Nurse All Day, Every Day; (3) Child Maltreatment, The Role of the School Nurse; (4) Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR); (5) Drug Testing in Schools; (6) Eating Disorders; (7) Emergency Equipment and Supplies in the School Setting; (8) Environmental Health Concerns in the School Setting; (9) Government Relations and Advocacy; (10) Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; (11) School Health Records; (12) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Least Restrictive Environment; (13) School Meal Programs; (14) Privacy Standards for Student Health Records; (15) Reduction in Force; (16) School Sponsored Trips, Role of the School Nurse; (17) School Violence, Role of the School Nurse in Prevention; (18) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; (19) Self-Administration of Rescue Inhalers for Asthma in the School Setting; (20) Service Animals in Schools; (21) Substance Use and Abuse; (22) The Role of the School Nurse in Third Party Reimbursement; (23) Transition Planning for Students with Chronic Health Conditions; and (24) School Vision Screening. The Resolutions and Consensus Statements include: (1) Non-Patient Specific Epinephrine in the School Setting. Board Statement (January 2011); (2) The Use of Restraints or Seclusion in the School Setting; Consensus Statement (August 2009); (3) Safe School Nurse Staffing for Quality School Health Services in Schools. Joint Consensus Statement (May 2012); (4) Resolution: Access to a School Nurse (June 2003); (5) Resolution: Global School Nursing (June 2010); (6) Resolution: Overweight and Obese Children and Adolescents (February 2010); and (7) Resolution: Vending Machines and Healthy Food Choices (November 2004). Individual statements, briefs and resolutions contain references.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Nurses
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)