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1

what is school health nursing

nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and lifelong achievement of students

2

EPSDT Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment is a

program mandated by federal law requiring children younger than 21 have access to periodic screenings

3

T or F, school nurses provide more complex care for several conditions

True

4

ADA - Americans with disabilities act is

federal legislation that makes American societies more accessible to people with disabilities

5

IDEA

grants equal access to students with disabilities and provide special ed services and procedural safeguards

6

what is the Youth risk behavior surveillance survey YRBSS

biannual report of common risk behaviors influencing youth, used by the school nurse as a tool for monitoring trends locally and nationally

7

what is the role of a school nurse

health assessment
health educator
emergency preparedness

8

common school health concerns

drugs/alcohol
smoking
sex/teen pregnancy
sti/std
nutrition
violence

9

the school nurse as an advocate

educate/communicate to ensure students health needs are met
strategies to reduce disruption in students activities
ensure student receives meds/trt and staff is knowledgeable about student needs
provide safe environment to promote learning

10

future of school health

prevention between community and school
after-school programs, parent outreach, crisis intervention