Fast Facts for the School Nurse, Second Edition

Fast Facts for the School Nurse, Second Edition

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This is a concise reference providing quick access to information busy school nurses use every day to perform their duties competently and efficiently. It is written for nurses who are transitioning to a school setting, yet has much to offer more experienced school nurses. The second edition has been substantially revised to address the relevancy of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Healthy People Initiatives 2020 to school age children and their families, and incorporate information about the push towards formal evaluation of school nurses. It discusses new technology and the effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance. New information also includes the move towards standardized immunization, completely computerized health records, self-administered student medications, and prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses.The American Nurses Association has defined nursing delegation as the transferring of responsibility for performing a nursing activity to another person while retaining accountability for the outcome (ANA aamp; the National Council of State Boardsanbsp;...

Title:Fast Facts for the School Nurse, Second Edition
Author:Janice Loschiavo MA, RN, NJ-CSN
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2015-03-09


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