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Life's Lessons for Children: (and for Teachers and Parents, Too!)
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17.800000 USD

Life's Lessons for Children: (and for Teachers and Parents, Too!)

by Janice Loschiavo
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This time-tested reference provides quick access to information busy school nurses need to practice competently and efficiently. Written for both new and experienced school nurses, it delivers consistently organized information in bulleted format with concise paragraphs. The third edition has been substantially revised with expanded coverage of first aid, depression ...
Fast Facts for the School Nurse: What You Need to Know
This time-tested reference provides quick access to information busy school nurses need to practice competently and efficiently. Written for both new and experienced school nurses, it delivers consistently organized information in bulleted format with concise paragraphs. The third edition has been substantially revised with expanded coverage of first aid, depression screening, and drug use. It includes completely new chapters on chronic diseases and parasitic diseases and new information on adolescent sexuality.Authored by a nurse with over 25 years of school nursing experience, the resource offers clear guidelines to a full range of daily tasks and nursing responsibilities. It provides clinical protocols for safe management of common childhood illnesses, accidents, and emergencies, along with legal and ethical considerations, documentation, and high-risk areas of school nursing practice. Also covered is the delivery of culturally appropriate care, screening tools, wellness strategies, individualized health care plans, childhood obesity, and a food allergy toolkit. The guide is also useful as a supplemental text for certification exam study. New to the Third Edition: New chapters on chronic diseases and parasitic diseases New information on adolescent sexuality including gender identity and transgender Expanded coverage of first aid including when to call 911 Depression screening, immigration laws, ethical dilemmas, and school shootings and gun control Drug use including medical marijuana, OTC drug use and abuse, opioid addiction and overdose treatment, and vaping Resources appendix highlighting organizations providing free health exams, scholarship supplies, sanitary supplies, and cold-weather clothing Sample individualized health care plan Key Features: Addresses the five content components included in the National Certification Examination for School Nurses Covers guidelines, management protocols, and care plans for childhood disorders, accidents, and emergency situations Prioritizes responsibilities with a handy month-by-month task calendar Provides quick reference for health office setup, recommended immunizations, national health observances, and body mass index graphs Presents a technology chapter with information on reporting, software, and confidentiality issues
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36.750000 USD

Fast Facts for the School Nurse: What You Need to Know

by Janice Loschiavo
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Fast Facts for the School Nurse is a comprehensive guide to school nursing. It compiles any and all information a new school nurse could possibly need, all in one easy and accessible place. This guide is, as promised, a way to quickly glean needed information about confusing and unexpected situations ...
Fast Facts for the School Nurse: School Nursing in a Nutshell
Fast Facts for the School Nurse is a comprehensive guide to school nursing. It compiles any and all information a new school nurse could possibly need, all in one easy and accessible place. This guide is, as promised, a way to quickly glean needed information about confusing and unexpected situations that may arise in the course of duty as a school nurse. --Advance for Nurses Fast Facts for the School Nurse is a virtual compendium of situations that school nurses encounter in their practice. It will direct school nurses to the answers for many questions and to wiser counsel when a dilemma seems unsolvable. It is a reference for school nurses authored by a school nurse of publically acclaimed distinction who brings a lifetime of experience to these pages. Lucille A. Joel, RN, EdD, FAAN Rutgers, College of Nursing This concise handbook provides quick access to all of the information that new and more experienced school nurses need to perform their duties competently and efficiently. Organized for ease of use, it offers guidelines for the range of daily tasks, nursing responsibilities, and clinical protocols needed for safe management of common childhood illnesses, accidents, and emergencies. The book covers legal and ethical issues, documentation requirements, guidelines for managing acute and chronic conditions, behavior problems, gender issues, disaster planning, infectious disease control, delivery of culturally appropriate care, drug abuse, and teen parenting. A key asset for the busy school nurse is the prioritization of tasks and responsibilities. This handy reference is designed for new nurses entering the field or transitioning from a hospital setting, as well as experienced school nurses. Key Features: Presents guidelines and management protocols for commonly occurring childhood disorders, accidents, and emergency situations Prioritizes tasks and responsibilities Alerts the school nurse to high risk legal issues and includes requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Act Includes a Special Health Issues section focusing on today's most prevalent health situations
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36.750000 USD
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Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses, Second Edition teaches the basic skills of health counseling to non-professionally trained counselors. Merging theory and practice with specific applications to common health problems, this reader-friendly text provides a sound theoretical framework for the practice of health counseling and ...
Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses
Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses, Second Edition teaches the basic skills of health counseling to non-professionally trained counselors. Merging theory and practice with specific applications to common health problems, this reader-friendly text provides a sound theoretical framework for the practice of health counseling and allows students to practice, review, and apply the information presented. The text follows Ivey's Microskills Model, which breaks counseling down into discrete skills that can be mastered individually and then applied collectively. Healthy People Objectives throughout the chapters link the content with the nation's leading health problems.
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90.42 USD
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This is a concise reference providing quick access to information busy school nurses use every day to perform their duties competently and efficiently. It is written for nurses who are transitioning to a school setting, yet has much to offer more experienced school nurses. The second edition has been substantially ...
Fast Facts for the School Nurse: School Nursing in a Nutshell
This is a concise reference providing quick access to information busy school nurses use every day to perform their duties competently and efficiently. It is written for nurses who are transitioning to a school setting, yet has much to offer more experienced school nurses. The second edition has been substantially revised to address the Healthy People Initiatives 2020 to school age children and their families, and incorporate information about the push towards formal evaluation of school nurses. It discusses new technology and the effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance. A new chapter has been added, Top Ten Timely Topics which deals with issues like getting substitutes and prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses. 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 Nurses Correlates the Healthy People 2020 Initiative with School Nurse Practice Offers meaningful examples or Clinical Snapshots relevant to the topic Discusses the momentum toward formal evaluation of school nurses Considers the relevancy of Health Care Reform for the school nurse Covers the effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance Details the academic requirements for school nursing in each state Prioritizes tasks for novice and substitute school nurses
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36.750000 USD
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