Walpole school nurses: Agents of enduring change
Learning Areas:Public health or related nursing
Describe how one team of school nurse leaders and an executive sponsor were able to bring about healthy changes in their school community Discuss the community garden project and plans to build on that success for future changes Explain how the School Health Leadership Program altered the school nurses approaches and skills for creating a healthier school environment
Keyword(s): Leadership, School Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the lead nurse in the school district and was instrumental in leading this project. In addition to my formal graduate education, I attended the week long in residence program, Johnson & johnson's School Health Institute in the summer of 2012. I received 38 hours of hands on education and mentoring and was coached through this program. I have presented a regional professional programs in the past on child health and nutrition topics.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.