Fast Facts For The School Nurse Second Edition

Author: Janice Loschiavo, MA, RN, NJ-CSN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826128769
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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 revised to address the relevancy of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and 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. New information also includes the move towards standardized immunization, completely computerized health records, self-administered student medications, and prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses.

Fast Facts For The School Nurse

Author: Janice Loschiavo, MA, RN, NJ-CSN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826108040
Size: 57.12 MB
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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 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

Fast Facts For The School Nurse Second Edition

Author: Janice Loschiavo, MA, RN, NJ-CSN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826128777
Size: 32.29 MB
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“Fast Facts for the School Nurse, Second Edition, will direct school nurses to the answers for many questions and to wiser counsel when a dilemma seems unsolvable. It is…authored by a school nurse of publicly acclaimed distinction who brings a lifetime of experience to these pages.” —Lucille A. Joel, EdD, RN, FAAN, Professor, College of Nursing Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey From the Foreword This concise reference provides quick access to information busy school nurses need every day to practice 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 2020 initiative to school-age children and their families, and to incorporate information about the push toward formal evaluation of school nurses. It discusses new technology and the effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance. New content, “Top 10 Timely Troublesome Topics for the School Nurse,” deals with issues such as getting substitutes and the prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses. Authored by a nurse with over 25 years of school nursing experience, this consistently organized reference offers straightforward guidelines to a range of daily tasks and nursing responsibilities and provides clinical protocols for safe management of common childhood illnesses, accidents, and emergencies, along with legal and ethical considerations, documentation, high-risk areas in school nursing practice, and the requirements of both the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Included are 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 “tool kit.” “Clinical Snapshots” throughout highlight critical information. The guide is useful as a supplemental textbook for nursing students studying for state or national certification exams. New to the Second Edition: “Top 10 Timely Troublesome Topics for the School Nurse” Correlations of the Healthy People 2020 initiative with school nurse practice Meaningful examples (“Clinical Snapshots”) relevant to the topic The effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance Academic requirements for school nursing in each state Prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses

Manual Of School Health

Author: Keeta DeStefano Lewis
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9781416037781
Size: 63.76 MB
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Completely updated, the third edition of this practical and portable manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children in the school setting. It also addresses such issues affecting today's children as mental health disorders, disaster management, substance abuse, and school violence.

Fast Facts For The Faith Community Nurse

Author: Janet Susan Hickman
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107125
Size: 31.12 MB
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The latest title in the Fast Facts series, this book provides succinct coverage of the scope and unique practice of Faith Community Nursing(FNC). This essential resource is based on ANAs Scope and Standards of Practice for FCN. Ideal in a clincal setting, this book can be used as quick review and refresher for a certifying as a FCN. It is a quick how-to reference on the core concepts about establishing, maintaining, and evaluating a faith community and parish ministry within a community of faith.

Fast Facts For The Er Nurse

Author: Jennifer R. Buettner, RN, CEN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826105226
Size: 53.19 MB
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"The book is clearly written and concise and uses sidebars to highlight core concepts." Score: 90, 4 stars --Doody's Because ER nurses need to think fast and act fast... Fast Facts for the ER Nurse is an orientation guide and reference, designed specifically for new ER nurses and the preceptors responsible for their orientation. The chapters provide a brief overview of equipment, treatments, and drugs used to manage common disorders and conditions frequently seen in the ER. Critical information presented in each chapter includes disorder definitions, signs and symptoms, interventions, and critical thinking questions. With this guide, nurses can get the information they need fast in bullet-point lists. Each chapter is conveniently organized alphabetically by disease and disorder for quick access. The book serves as an organized, reliable, and thorough ER guide, ensuring a structured approach to orientation. All new ER nurses and their preceptors will find this book to be a reference they cannot do without. Key topics covered include: Cardiovascular Emergencies Disaster Response Emergencies Infectious Disease Emergencies Mental Health Emergencies Shock and Multisystem Trauma Emergencies Substance Abuse and Toxicologic Emergencies And many more!

School Nurse Survival Guide

Author: Jane Wright
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781856424226
Size: 25.41 MB
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The book gives guidance and practical advice about working in the community and the specialist role of school nursing. It includes contributions from newly qualified school nurses to provide reflections on their experiences, challenges and successes.

Fast Facts About Nursing And The Law

Author: Paula DiMeo Grant, RN, BSN, MA, JD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826110460
Size: 10.29 MB
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Nurses are required not only to keep pace with a swiftly changing health care environment and make rapid decisions on critical issues, they must also be cognizant of the legal implications of these decisions. This Fast Factslegal reference provides the quick, reliable legal information that nurses need to protect themselves in practice, management, and education. The only resource of its kind, it has been authored by highly respected nurse attorneys and practitioners who present complex information in straightforward, accessible language organized into easily digestible segments. Key Topics: Malpractice/negligence issues Workplace, organization, and business law, Legal concerns in the classroom Disaster and public health emergencies Nurse Practice Acts and the disciplinary process Informed consent and patient rights Risk management and compliance Trials and alternatives in dispute resolution

Fast Facts For The L D Nurse

Author: Cassie Giles Groll, DNP, RN, CNM
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826109969
Size: 66.40 MB
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