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1
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what is school health nursing

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

2
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EPSDT Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment is a

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

3
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T or F, school nurses provide more complex care for several conditions

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True

4
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ADA - Americans with disabilities act is

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

5
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IDEA

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

6
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what is the Youth risk behavior surveillance survey YRBSS

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

7
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what is the role of a school nurse

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health assessment
health educator
emergency preparedness

8
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common school health concerns

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drugs/alcohol
smoking
sex/teen pregnancy
sti/std
nutrition
violence
9
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the school nurse as an advocate

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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
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future of school health

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prevention between community and school

after-school programs, parent outreach, crisis intervention