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School Nurses & Bullying

School nurses can have a pivotal role in caring for students who are bullied It was 1974, and the kids in school were calling me a lesbian. I didn’t even know what it meant back then. Without the internet and social media, we relied…

School Nurses & the Medical Record

Delaware health system’s secure web portal gives school nurses access to a child’s EMR. For many years, school nurses were perceived as being outside the traditional healthcare delivery system. Their physical location and lack of regular communication with community physicians limited a school nurse’s…

Telehealth in Schools

Nurses facilitate real-time treatment options A student complains of a sore throat. She goes to see the school nurse who determines it would be best if a physician checked her out, as she may need medication. The girl’s parents are called, one must leave…

School Nurses & Obamacare

While kids may be sad to hit the books again, the start of the 2014-15 school represents an positive period for school nurses. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act started in 2010 and now 4.2 million people have selected a marketplace plan during the…

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