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Garret, Jennifer; Teskey, Carmen; Duncan, Kay; Strasser, Kathy – National Association of School Nurses (NASN), 2014
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that registered school nurses (hereinafter referred to as school nurses) are integral to the team planning process necessary to successfully integrate "service animals" into schools. A request to bring a service animal into the school setting presents questions due to…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Animals, Federal Legislation, School Policy
Zacharski, Susan; DeSisto, Marie; Pontius, Deborah; Sheets, Jodi; Richesin, Cynthia – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that the safe and effective management of allergies and anaphylaxis in schools requires a collaborative, multidisciplinary team approach. The registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as the school nurse), is the leader in a comprehensive management approach…
Descriptors: Allergy, School Nurses, Special Health Problems, Child Health
Butler, Sarah; Fekaris, Nina; Pontius, Deborah; Zacharski, Susan – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses that the registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse) is the only school staff member who has the skills, knowledge base, and statutory authority to fully meet the healthcare needs of students with diabetes in the school setting. Diabetes management…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Diabetes, Chronic Illness, Special Health Problems
Board, Connie; Bushmiaer, Margo; Davis-Alldritt, Linda; Fekaris, Nina; Morgitan, Judith; Murphy, M. Kathleen; Yow, Barbara – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2010
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that the delegation of nursing tasks in the school setting can be a valuable tool for the school nurse, when based on the nursing definition of delegation and in compliance with state nursing regulations and guidance. Delegation in school nursing is a complex process in which…
Descriptors: School Nurses, School Health Services, Nursing, Administrative Organization