Position Statements

Posted on: Sat, 05/03/2003 - 2:58am
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[url="http://www.nasn.org/positions/positions.htm"]http://www.nasn.org/positions/positions.htm[/url]

Link to National Association of School Nurses Position Statements

quote from the link:

[b]"Definition:
Expressions of the opinions, beliefs, or official positions taken by the organization on issues related to health or to school nursing. Summarizing historical, political, or scientific aspects of an issue and serves as official viewpoint that can be shared with others."[/b]

Posted on: Sat, 05/03/2003 - 3:27am
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MommaBear, would you explain your *personal opinion* about the need/benefit of school nurses in schools? What would you want and why?
Connect the dots for us (in very simple language, please [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] ) so that we can understand your opinion.
Thanks [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]
[This message has been edited by Gail W (edited May 03, 2003).]

Posted on: Sat, 05/03/2003 - 5:59am
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Quote:Originally posted by Gail W:
[b] [url="http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum14/HTML/000115.html"]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/Forum14/HTML/000115.html[/url]
MommaBear, would you explain your *personal opinion* about the need/benefit of school nurses in schools? What would you want and why?
Connect the dots for us (in very simple language, please [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] ) so that we can understand your opinion.
Thanks [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]
[This message has been edited by Gail W (edited May 03, 2003).][/b]
Does Chris have enough space? [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]
Can I post it later tonight? [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/cool.gif[/img]
MommaBear

Posted on: Sat, 05/03/2003 - 3:47pm
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[url="http://www.iasn.org/csn.rtf"]http://www.iasn.org/csn.rtf[/url]
[url="http://www.iasn.org/rn.rtf"]http://www.iasn.org/rn.rtf[/url]
The first link is entitled:[b]"Illinois Association of School Nurses Job Description, Certified School Nurse"[/b], and is a job description for a [b]"Certified School Nurse"[/b].
The second link, entitled: [b]"Illinois Association of School Nurses Job Description"[/b], is a job description for a
[b]"Registered Nurse"[b] [i]working in a school[/i] in the State of Illinois.
Note the difference.
I am still thinking about addressing your question, Gail. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]
Just letting it soak in, while contemplating a brilliant orange color for my "summer nails" even though their red glimmer is so comfortably familiar.
Change can be difficult. (I also spied a [i]heavenly[/i] lavender which would better compliment my new platinum toe ring. (Mother's day gift).
In comparison to my dull, yellowed nails (and their apparent ineffectiveness in [i]Managing[/i] my hubby, I can't see where the difficulty lies in my choice. Any one of the shades would be better than none at all. Although I am *sure* he quite possibly might prefer one over the other. Or equally possible, anything over nothing. LOL.
Disclaimer: I do not guarantee the accuracy or content of the links in this post. This post not intended as advice in any manner or form. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]

Posted on: Sat, 05/03/2003 - 4:18pm
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[url="http://www.nasn.org/briefs/access.htm"]http://www.nasn.org/briefs/access.htm[/url]
Link to:
[i]National Association of School Nurses
ISSUE BRIEF[/i]
entitled:
[b]"School Health Nursing Services Role in Health Care
The School Nurse Role in Accessing Health Care"[/b]
Sigh. So much I read on these boards where I can draw the connection. Maybe I am assuming that many folk will "get it". Must be that "just don't get it" thing when it doesn't happen.
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Posted on: Sat, 05/03/2003 - 4:32pm
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[url="http://www.nasn.org/briefs/idea.htm"]http://www.nasn.org/briefs/idea.htm[/url]
Link to:
"National Association of School Nurses
ISSUE BRIEF
School Health Nursing Services Role in Health Care"
entitled:
[b]"School Nurses and the Individuals
with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)"[/b]
Disclaimer: just posting a link for discussion, and am not offering advice in any manner or form.
Link to separate post:
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Posted on: Sun, 05/04/2003 - 2:06am
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I posted in another thread:
"When developing my son's 504 plan, the [b]"Part Time"[/b] school nurse was absent from any meetings. Aside from some VERY GENERAL small talk associated with my son's pa/nuts/asthma/some other legumes, she had no further input that I was made aware or know of.
Perhaps she was not prepared to deal with the situation effectively. Perhaps she had never read and was unaware of the [b]"Position Statements"[/b] by the [i]National Association of School Nurses.[/i] [b]Which, if I was a School Nurse, I would *personally* feel extremely relevant.[/b] Perhaps she had never read her [b]Job Description.[/b] I do not know what value she placed on [b]"Continuing Education"[/b] or in what areas, if any, she had undertaken the same. I can think of several that would be of benefit to her in retrospect, irregardless of what she had received credit for previously, if any at all.
I *personally* feel her position indicated the need for her to be a [b]"key player"[/b], if not primary coordinator, in developing a 504 plan. (as well as recognizing the importance of [b]Anticipatory Guidance[/b]. Perhaps she mistakenly thought I could fill in for her. Perhaps she mistakenly put any "conflict of interest" with the school ahead of her [b]Duty, Professional Obligation, and Ethical Obligation[/b] as a School Nurse to advocate in the best interest of the "Patient" [i]while maintaining an appropriate Standard of Practice.[/i] Which, by the way, I have found *personally* to be quite possible and [i]extremely fullfilling[/i].
Perhaps her experience and education as an RN was not appropriate to the situation. I do not know if she was a [b]"Certified School Nurse".[/b] I do not know if she was [b]"Baccalaureate Degree"[/b] prepared. I do not know what RN experience, if any, she had prior to becomming a [b]Part Time School Nurse.[/b]
All I know is her license was current. [b] I know because I checked.[/b] [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img] Not hard to do online (I live in the US and within the State of Illinois).
Disclaimer: This post not intended as advice in any manner or form"

Posted on: Sun, 05/04/2003 - 3:55pm
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Posted on: Thu, 05/08/2003 - 11:38pm
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