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ERIC Number: EJ1019588
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0017-8969
School Nurses and Health Education: The Classroom Experience
Klein, Julie; Sendall, Marguerite C.; Fleming, Marylou; Lidstone, John; Domocol, Michelle
Health Education Journal, v72 n6 p708-715 Nov 2013
Objective: The aim of the study is to explore school nurses' experience of health education. Design: A qualitative approach, phenomenology was used to answer the question. Method: Sixteen participants were recruited through purposeful and snowball sampling. Participants undertook an audio-recorded interview which was transcribed and analysed. Results: Five themes represent school nurses' experience of health education. Within these five themes, three issues were identified by the participants as having a negative impact on their experience of health education. These were: (1) feeling unwanted by the school; (2) not supported by the school hierarchy; and (3) a lack of role definition. Conclusion: These three issues provide important insight into school nurses' experience of health education and have implications for other school nurses and professionals in the school environment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia
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