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School Nurse Career

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We have provided a variety of information on the career of a School Nurse. We hope this information will be useful and informative and teach you about the exciting world of School Nursing. Also available - list of jobs for School Nurses.

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School Nurse

 

What is a School Nurse?

Job Title

 

School Nurse

Job Description

 

 

A School Nurse provides care for children ages K-12.

School Nurse provide many types of services:
Provides direct health care to students and staff.
Conducts health - related classroom presentations.
Provides screening and referral for health conditions
Promotes a healthy school environment.
Promotes health.
Provides emergency first aid.
Makes referrals to appropriate community            resources.
Serves as a liaison between school personnel, family, community, and health care providers.

Where School Nurses May Be Employed:
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Local Education Agency's Boards of Education
-Departments of Health
-Public Health Departments and Agencies
-Hospitals, hospital districts
-Private, Parochial and Charter schools, Universities
 

     

Job Qualifications

 

Job requirements vary from state to state, here are the basics.

-Registered Nurse/RN education: ASN, BSN or MSN.

-Certified in CPR or BLS

-Knowledge of school health programs such as vision, hearing screening, immunization requirements.

-Minimum of one (1) year experience in public health nursing, community health nursing, school health nursing or pediatric nursing.

     

School Nurse Certifications

 

National Certified School Nurse (NCSN): NCSN' as the official credential of the National Certified School Nurse.

School Nurse certification is granted for a period of five (5) years at which time the certificant must either retake and pass the Certification Examination for School Nurses or meet current continuing education and recertification requirements.

     

School Nurse Associations

 

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN): The NASN supports the health and educational success of children and youth by developing and providing leadership to advance school nursing practice by specialized registered nurses.

     
   

School Nurse.com: This web site represents the online presence of School Health Alert - School Health Alert is an independent, printed newsletter, with thousands of subscribers. Published monthly since 1986, it keeps school nurses and other interested health professionals up-to-date on the latest developments in student health services, health education and safe school environment.

     
   

NASN Affiliate School Nurse Organizations: Listing of School Nurse Associations by state.

     

Job Search

 

School Nurse Jobs/Employment: List of School Nurse jobs available in all 50 states. Excellent job resource.

     

Official Publication

 

Journal of School Nursing (JOSN): The official journal of the National Association of School Nurses.

Provides a forum for advancing the specialty of school nursing, promoting the professional growth of school nurses, and improving the health of children in school.

     
   

NASN School Nurse: Online School Nurse publication.

     

Online Degree Programs

 

If you would like to advance your nursing career, accredited online degree programs available. RN to PhDRN to MSNRN to BSN or LPN to ASN or BSN degree. 

     
    Nursing Degrees Online: List of Top Rate Accredited Schools that provide Nursing & Healthcare Degrees & certificates.
     
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National Dates

 

Don't forget our School Nurses during "National Nurses Week" on May 6-12

"National School Nurse Day" celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week.
School Nurse Gifts

     

School Nurse Gifts

 

School Nurse Gifts: Remember our School Nurses. Cards and gifts designed to pay tribute to the hard work of School Nurses, everywhere, and commend them for a job well done. Buy all occasion gifts for School Nurses: school nurse mugs, school nurse tee shirts, school nurse tote bags, teddy bears, stickers.

     

School Nurse Poetry

 

School Nurse Poem: Tribute to a School Nurse

     

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