SCHOOL NURSING
SCHOOL LAWS
SCHOOL HEALTH
SCHOOL NURSE
HEALTH AND SAFETY CONCERNS
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School nurses function in many roles

What is care provider, advocate, educator, community liaison, and case manager

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The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 was signed into law by President Bush in 2002. As part of the NCLB, the Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (SDFSC) became effective that same year. SDFSC supports programs that focus on prevention of

What is school violence and illegal use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs.

100

One of the major objectives of Healthy People 2020 is improvement of health and fitness through

What is through regular physical activity

100

All schools are mandated to have Registered Nurses in schools settings

What is NO, schools may have only 1 nurse for several schools ( may have medication aid supervised by RN, RN responsible for plan of care, other duties may be delegated to trained non-licensed person

100

Schools should be alert to potential ____ in the school setting

What is Violence (school shootings, weapons on campus, fights)

200

Examples of behaviors that often begin during youth and increase the risk for serious health problems are

What is use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs; poor nutritional habits; inadequate physical activity; irresponsible sexual behavior; violence; suicide; and reckless driving

200

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law March 23, 2010 by President Obama. This act provided

What is What is millions of dollars to school-based health centers for expansion of services in medically underserved areas.

200

A sedentary lifestyle is associated with 

What is A sedentary lifestyle is associated with obesity, hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes.

200

The most common medication administered by nurses

What is Ritalin others are Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen, anticonvulsants, antacids, antibiotics

200

_______ is common in schools today and affects every grade level.

What is bullying

300

More than 22% of the nation’s children are living in poverty and are less likely to have access to primary and preventive care. Poverty is defined as annual income below _____for a family of four.

What is Poverty is defined as annual income below $23,021 for a family of four.

300

The national program designed for families that make too much money for medicaid and can't afford health insurance

What is CHIP CHILDRENS HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM

300
1. Health care provided in schools includes preventive services such as ______ and _________
What is immunizations and health screenings
300

Before a nurse may administer medications in the school the following is needed

What is physician orders, parental permission, health records

300

The school nurse should know risk factors for physical abuse

What is living in poverty, social isolation, drug and/or alcohol abuse

400

School injuries occur most commonly on

What is playgrounds, athletic fields and gynasiums

400

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1990 afforded children in acute and long term care settings

What is the right to access public education (include children with chronic illness, disabilities, physically or mentally impaired

400

The two most common chronic childhood illness causing the most missed days from school

What is Asthma and Diabetes

400

The school principal request to view records of a student diagnosed with Diabetes because his nephew has the same condition and wants to assure treatment is recommended.

What is student records are protected by HIPPA AND FERPA (FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT protects students education and health records

400

Studies have shown ______involvement and support leads to successful, healthier, and more actively engaged learning students

What is parental

500

Healthy People 2020 Six high risk behaviors of Middle-Senior students that require health education courses

What is Alcohol and drugs, injury and violence (suicide), tobacco, poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, and sexual behaviors resulting in STD’s and unwanted pregnancies

500

Children with disabilities must have an ____ in school setting

What is IEP (Individual Education Plan)

500

Four common health screenings performed by school nurse

What is vision, hearing, scoliosis, and high blood pressure

500

A student comes to the nurse's office complaining of stomach ache. The most common causes are

What is tooth decay (lack of dental care) and hunger (poor nutrition)

500

In the event of a terrorist threat, natural or man-made disaster, states mandate schools have ___________

What is Emergency Management Plan, Disaster Plan

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