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Tuck, Christine M.; Haynie, Kathey; Davis, Catherine – National Association of School Nurses (NASN), 2014
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that the registered professional school nurse (hereinafter referred to as school nurse) provides leadership in all phases of emergency preparedness and response. School nurses are a vital part of the school team responsible for developing emergency response procedures for the…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Emergency Programs, Allied Health Personnel, Staff Role
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
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
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
Cagginello, Joan B.; Clark, Sandra; Compton, Linda; Davis, Catherine; Healy, Marilyn; Hoffmann, Susan; Tuck, Christine M. – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2011
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that school nurses provide leadership in all phases of emergency preparedness and management and are a vital part of the school team that develops emergency response procedures for the school setting, using an all-hazards approach. The school nurse is a vital school…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Planning, Teamwork, School Administration
Doyle, Janice; Loyacono, Thomas R. – National Association of School Nurses (NJ3), 2007
These guidelines help school nurses understand their role in preparing for disasters and major emergencies. The guidelines are suitable for planning for a variety of emergency and disaster situations. Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for School Nurses is based on the four phases of disaster management as defined by the Federal Emergency Management…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Guidelines, Staff Role, Emergency Programs