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Neumann, Linda; Combe, Laurie; Lambert, Patrice; Bartholomew, Kim; Morgan, Susan; Bobo, Nichole – National Association of School Nurses, 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) be knowledgeable about and participate in the implementation of Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach in the educational setting (ASCD & Centers for Disease Control…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Holistic Approach, Health Promotion, Child Health
Haynie, Kathey M.; Mauter, Elaine; Lindahl, Brenda; Simons-Major, Keisha; Meadows, Lynne; Maughan, Erin D. – National Association of School Nurses (NASN), 2017
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that utilization of telehealth technology may be a valuable tool to assist registered professional school nurses (herein referred to as a school nurse) to provide school health services. The health of many students is impacted by lack of access to primary care and specialty…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Telecommunications, School Health Services, Child Health
McDowell, Bernadette Moran; Bryner, Janet; Chau, Elizabeth A. – National Association of School Nurses (NASN), 2014
Environmental health is a branch of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines environmental health as those aspects of human health and diseases that are determined by factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing and…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Public Health, Environmental Influences, Environmental Standards
Hoffmann, Susan; Dolatowski, Rosemary; McDowell, Bernadette; Mancuso, Patty; Rochkes, Laura L.; Wavra, Theresa Ernst; Selekman, Janice – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
Telehealth has been defined as "the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration" (United States Department of Health and Human Services [USDHHS], n.d.). Telehealth enables collaboration of…
Descriptors: Health Education, Telecommunications, School Health Services, Child Health
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
Bradley, Beverly J.; Mancuso, Patty; Cagginello, Joan B.; Board, Connie; Clark, Sandra; Harvel, Robin; Kelts, Susan – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that age-appropriate health education about human sexuality should be included as part of a comprehensive school health education program and be accessible to all students in schools. NASN recognizes the role of parents and families as the primary source of education about…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Promotion, Parent Role, Comprehensive School Health Education
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
Mehrley, Melissa; Leibold, Nancyruth – National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2011
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses that school nurses have the knowledge and expertise to promote the prevention of overweight and obesity and address the needs of overweight and obese youth in schools. The school nurse collaborates with students, families, school personnel, and health care providers to promote healthy…
Descriptors: Child Health, Obesity, School Nurses, Health Promotion
National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2008
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that all children should have the right to coordinated school health programs. NASN supports continued research to document the outcomes of these programs. School nurses should use their professional education and skills to assist their schools and communities in the…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Role, Comprehensive School Health Education, Health Promotion