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Sanchez, Denisse; Reiner, Jennifer F.; Sadlon, Rachel; Price, Olga Acosta; Long, Michael W. – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
School telehealth is an alternative delivery model to increase student health-care access with minimal evaluation to aid decision makers in the adoption or expansion of programs. This systematic review assesses school-based telehealth programs using a dissemination and implementation (D&I) framework to inform practitioners and decision makers…
Descriptors: Medical Evaluation, Teleconferencing, School Health Services, Child Health
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Dupart, Gary; Berry, Diane C.; D'Auria, Jennifer; Sharpe, Leslie; McDonough, Linda; Houser, Marion; Flanary, Sarah; Koppelberger, Sadie – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Adolescents with overweight and obesity are at risk for future health problems. The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility and initial efficacy of a weight management intervention to help adolescents develop healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors and improve their anthropometrics. This study used a single-group repeated…
Descriptors: Health Programs, Health Behavior, Obesity, Body Weight
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Quinn, Brenna L.; Smolinski, Megan – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
School nurses are afforded minimal resources related to assessing pain in students with intellectual disability (ID) and have called for continuing education. The purpose of this study was to measure the effectiveness of an education program regarding best practices for assessing pain in students with ID. Educational sessions were presented to 248…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Pain, Intellectual Disability, Professional Continuing Education
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Montelpare, William J.; McPherson, Moira N.; Boardman, Kimberly; Zerpa, Carlos E. – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
This study evaluated the level of change in students' knowledge of and attitudes toward healthy lifestyle behaviors and prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) following implementation of a Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Module in Grade 5 science classes. Two classes of students (n[subscript 1] = 39) were identified as the intervention group…
Descriptors: Heart Disorders, Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes
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McDonald, Catherine C.; Brawner, Bridgette M.; Fargo, Jamison; Swope, Jennifer; Sommers, Marilyn S. – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of adolescent death. Inattention to the roadway contributes to crash risk and often results from distractions, such as cell phone calls, texting, and peer passengers. We report on the development of a web-based intervention based on the Theory of Planned Behavior that aims to reduce adolescent driver…
Descriptors: Attention, Adolescent Attitudes, Intervention, Driver Education
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Rebmann, Terri; Weaver, Nancy L.; Elliott, Michael B.; DeClue, Rich W.; Patel, Niral J.; Schulte, Lauren – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
Schools often offer injury prevention (IP) programs, but little is known about the types of programs provided or how school nurses decide which to choose. Nurses in the Missouri School Health Services Staffing Survey Database were sent a survey in spring, 2011, to describe school-based IP efforts being offered. A multivariate linear regression was…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Injuries, School Nurses, Prevention
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Lovell, Cynthia Miller – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
Obesity prevention in youth is a health priority, and teaching healthy habits toward this end is one of a school nurse's many responsibilities. A school nurse developed and implemented a school-wide, 2-week-long Activity and Nutrition Challenge (ANC) using the evidence-based 5-2-1-0 initiative to prevent and fight childhood obesity. Despite…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Evidence Based Practice, Learning Activities, Nutrition Instruction
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Kim, Shin-Jeong; Kang, Kyung-Ah – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
Child sexual abuse (CSA) threatens children's safety and even their lives. CSA is increasing steadily, despite the government's efforts to decrease and prevent its incidence. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of the Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Education (C-SAPE) program on fifth-grade elementary school students' competence in…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Prevention, Grade 5
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Nerud, Kimberly; Samra, Haifa – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
Guided by the social cognitive theory, this randomized controlled trial tested the "Make a Move," a provider-led intervention for Head Start parents aimed to produce changes in the outcomes of knowledge, attitude, and behavior of physical activity and healthy eating. Participants were parents of children ages 3-5 years enrolled in a Head…
Descriptors: Obesity, Intervention, Preschool Children, Parents
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Carpino, Rachel; Walker, Mary P.; Liu, Ying; Simmer-Beck, Melanie – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
This program evaluation examines the effectiveness of a school-based dental clinic. A repeated-measures design was used to longitudinally examine secondary data from participants (N = 293). Encounter intensity was developed to normalize data. Multivariate analysis of variance and Kruskal-Wallis test were used to investigate the effect of encounter…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, School Health Services, Clinics
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Gwon, Seok Hyun; DeGuzman, Pamela B.; Kulbok, Pamela A.; Jeong, Suyong – Journal of School Nursing, 2017
Adolescent smoking prevention is an important issue in health care. This literature review describes the theoretical concept of ecological model for adolescent smoking and tobacco retailers and summarizes previous studies on the association between the density and proximity of tobacco retailers and adolescent smoking. We reviewed nine studies on…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Smoking, Retailing, Prevention
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Bains, Ranbir Mangat; Diallo, Ana F. – Journal of School Nursing, 2016
Mental health issues affect 20-25% of children and adolescents, of which few receive services. School-based health centers (SBHCs) provide access to mental health services to children and adolescents within their schools. A systematic review of literature was undertaken to review evidence on the effectiveness of delivery of mental health services…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, School Health Services, Children
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Ravenna, Jean; Cleaver, Karen – Journal of School Nursing, 2016
Prevalence of mental health disorder is increasing among young people. It is recognized that early intervention is essential in supporting young people, and care provided within schools to support emotional well-being is recommended as part of this process. A scoping review was undertaken examining school nurses' experiences of supporting the…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Early Intervention
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Fryda, Candice M.; Hulme, Polly A. – Journal of School Nursing, 2015
One prevention strategy for childhood sexual abuse (CSA) involves educational programs delivered to children in the school environment. The purpose of this integrative literature review was to determine the state of the science on school-based CSA prevention programs. The authors extracted data from 26 articles that fit inclusion criteria to…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Prevention, Child Abuse, Educational Environment
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Breneman, Charity B.; Heidari, Khosrow; Butler, Sarah; Porter, Ryan R.; Wang, Xuewen – Journal of School Nursing, 2015
The purpose of this project was to determine the effectiveness of the Helping Administer to the Needs of the Student with Diabetes in Schools (H.A.N.D.S.?) continuing education program in improving the level of experience and competence in performing services associated with diabetes care. This program is a live course for school nurses providing…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Diabetes, Continuing Education
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