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Combe, Laurie G.; Mattern, Cheryl; Fleming, Laurie; Killingsworth, Suzie – National Association of School Nurses, 2017
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that to optimize student health, safety, and learning, a professional registered school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse) be present all day, every day. The American Academy of Pediatrics' Council on School Health (2016) highlights the important role school nurses…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Health Conditions, School Nurses, Position Papers
Wright, Janet B.; Easterling, Traci; Hardy, Alicen – National Association of School Nurses (NASN), 2017
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that the registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse) is the school staff member who has the knowledge, skills, and statutory authority to fully meet the healthcare needs of students with diabetes in the school setting. Diabetes management in…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Diabetes, Child Health, School Health Services
Tuck, Christine M.; Jordan, Alicia; Lambert, Patrice; Porter, Jessica – National Association of School Nurses (NASN), 2014
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that each student with a Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) order have an Individualized Healthcare Plan (IHP) and an Emergency Care Plan (ECP) developed by the registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse) with input from parents or guardians,…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Role, Individualized Programs, Health Services
Baszler, Rita; Rochkes, Laura; Dolatowski, Rosemary; Mendes, Irene; Yow, Barbara; Butler, Sarah; Fekaris, Nina – National Association of School Nurses (NASN), 2014
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that all children with chronic health conditions should receive coordinated and deliberate transition planning to maximize lifelong functioning and well-being. Transition planning refers to a coordinated set of activities to assist students with chronic health conditions to…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Students, Individualized Programs, Health Programs
Bergren, Martha Dewey – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that data on children's deaths in school should be recorded, analyzed and reported at the local, state and national level. The systematic review of data on child deaths is necessary to drive interventions and policies that will decrease mortality from injuries, violence, acute…
Descriptors: Health Services, Well Being, School Nurses, Death
Morgitan, Judith; Bushmiaer, Margo; DeSisto, Marie C.; Duff, Carolyn; Lambert, C. Patrice; Murphy, M. Kathleen; Roland, Sharon; Selser, Kendra; Wyckoff, Leah; White, Kelly – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses that students with chronic health conditions have access to a full-time registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse). School districts should include school nurse positions in their full-time instructional support personnel to provide health services…
Descriptors: Disabilities, School Nurses, Special Needs Students, 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
National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
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…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Child Abuse, Violence, Health Programs
National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2008
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that students whose healthcare needs affect or have the potential to affect safe and optimal school attendance and academic performance require the professional school nurse to write an Individualized Healthcare Plan (IHP), in collaboration with the student, family, educators,…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Individualized Programs, School Health Services, Chronic Illness