Fast Facts for the School Nurse: School Nursing in a Nutshell (Paperback)Janice Loschiavo (author)
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Authored by a nurse with over 25 years of school nursing experience, Fast Facts for the School Nurse is consistently organized for ease of use and written in a bulleted format for information at a glance. It offers straightforward guidelines to the range of daily tasks, nursing responsibilities, and clinical protocols for safe management of common childhood illnesses, accidents and emergencies. The book includes legal and ethical considerations, documentation, high-risk areas in school nursing practice, and the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Act. Also covered is the delivery of culturally appropriate care, screening tools, wellness strategies, care plans for children with chronic disorders and special needs, adolescent sexuality, childhood obesity, drug use, and a food allergies ""toolkit."" ""Nursing Pearls of Wisdom"" throughout highlight critical information. The guide will also be useful as a supplemental textbook for nursing students studying for state or national certification exams.
New to the Second Edition:Presents the Top Ten Timely Troublesome Situations for School NursesCorrelates the Healthy People 2020 Initiative with School Nurse PracticeOffers meaningful examples or Clinical Snapshots relevant to the topicDiscusses the momentum toward formal evaluation of school nursesConsiders the relevancy of Health Care Reform for the school nurseCovers the effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performanceDetails the academic requirements for school nursing in each statePrioritizes tasks for novice and substitute school nurses
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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