Week 13: School and Forensic Nursing
Terms in this set (28)
nurses that care for individuals and families who experience emotional reactions to trauma
collection, documentation, preservation
3 scope and standards of practice for forensic nursing
pertaining to law
which theoretical framework is used in forensic nursing
prevention level in forensic nursing: Develop programs that promote safety & prevent Injury e.g. sexual assault, child abuse prevention
prevention level in forensic nursing: provision of direct care for victims & perpetrators of crime and violent behaviors
prevention level in forensic nursing: Post Injury - Linkage of clients to community services for follow up & Rehabilitation
A specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success and life-long achievement and health of students
The Rehabilitation Act
Act: Children cannot be excluded from schools because of a handicap. The school must provide health services that each child needs.
Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Act: All children should attend school in least restrictive environment. Requires school district's committee on handicapped to develop Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for children
Americans with Disabilities Act
Act: Persons with disabilities cannot be excluded from activities.
Individuals with Disabilities Edu Act (IDEA)
Act: Educational services must be offered by schools for all disabled children from birth through age 22 years.
No Child Left Behind
Act: All children must receive standardized education in a healthy environment.
child Nutrition and WIC Reauth
Act: Every local education agency (LEA) participating in federal school meal programs must establish a local school wellness policy.
Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act
Act: Reform of the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program through increased funding and setting policy on nutritional quality of foods served on school grounds.
school based health centers
school based health program: Family-centered, community-based clinics run within the schools
school linked program
school based health program: Collaborative Model for School Health in Pitts County, North Carolina
disabilities, chronic illness, nurse to children ratio
Healthy people 2020 focus on these 3 obj for school nurses
school nurse level of prevention: Health promotion and education to prevent health problems in children e.g. Immunizations
school nurse level of prevention: Screening children for various illnesses, monitoring their growth and development, and caring for them when they are ill or injured (giving meds, emergency and disaster management)
school nurse level of prevention: Meeting care needs of children requiring long-term health services e.g. Asthma, Diabetes, Pregnant Teens
school nurse role: expected to give immediate nursing care to the ill or injured child or school staff member
school nurse role: teach children nutrition, safety info, puberty, etc individually and in the classroom
school nurse role: helping to coordinate the health care for children with complex health problems (disabled, chronically ill), coordinates schdule so appts dont interfere with academic day
school nurse role: person who is best able to provide health information and changes to school administrators, teachers, and parent-teach groups; recommend changes in policies
school nurse role: person whom children trust to tell important secrets about their health; grief counselling
school nurse role: involved in community health fairs or festivals to provide education
school nurse role: responsible for making sure everything is best practice
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