3267.0 School Health Services: Chronic disease management

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
School health services are underutilized and under appreciated in their ability to imact students' chronic disease management and health outcomes. This session will describe successful program and strategies for sustainability
Session Objectives: Describe the impact of school health services on chronic disease management and outcomes
Martha Dewey Bergren, DNS RN NCSN FNASN FASHA

Case for school nursing: Show me the evidence
Martha Dewey Bergren, DNS RN NCSN FNASN FASHA
School nurses' role in asthma management, school absenteeism, and cost savings: A demonstration project
Eunice Rodriguez, DrPH, Diana Austria Rivera, BA, Daniella Perlroth, MD, Edmund R. Becker, PhD, Nancy Ewen Wang, MD and Melinda Landau, MS
Using A School-Based Health Screening Program to Inform Knowledge of Pediatric Insulin Resistance
Lesley A. Cottrell, PhD, Karen L. Northrup, RN, MS, Richard A. Wittberg, PhD and Jennifer Law, MD

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Organized by: School Health Education and Services
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)