School Nursing

School nursing is a specialized practice of public health nursing that:
  • Protects and promotes student health
  • Facilitates normal development
  • Advances academic success
School nurses are:
  • Grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice
  • Leaders that bridge health care and education
  • Providers of care coordination
  • Advocates for quality student-centered care 
  • Collaborators in designing systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potentials.
National Association of School Nurses, 2016

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