Jacqueline M. Deaton, R.N.
Phone: (281) 209-8200
FAX: (281) 209-8220
SCHOOL NURSE DEFINITION
The National Association of School Nurses defines school nursing as: A specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success, and lifelong achievement of students. To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provides case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity of adaptation, self-management, self-advocacy, and learning.
RELATED HEALTH LINKS
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Texas Department of State Health Services
Harris County Public Health