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School Nursing

The Essential Reference

Janice Loschiavo



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Springer Publishing Co Inc
30 September 2020
Delivers the critical information school nurses need for effective practice.

School Nursing: The Essential Reference provides comprehensive coverage of school nursing-from key foundational principles and best practices for the care and management of students to the future of school nursing practice. Edited and authored by experts in the field, this multidisciplinary reference offers full background on the scope and standards of school nursing, interdisciplinary practices, coordinated school health programs, cultural competency, and laws and ethics. It also provides tools for the school nurse to thrive as an advocate, health educator, and leader.

School Nursing: The Essential Reference provides evidence-based clinical protocols for the management of acute and chronic illnesses and issues confronted by the marginalized student. Sexual orientation and gender identity are explored, as are violence toward self and others, emergency and disaster preparedness, and the impact of COVID-19. This guide is useful not only for novice and experienced school nurses, but also for school-nursing students and those preparing for state or national certification exams.

Key Features:

Provides comprehensive coverage of all elements of school nursing practice Highlights best practices for the care and management of students, including the marginalized student Addresses sexual orientation and gender identity, violence toward self and others, emergency, and disaster preparedness Discusses the impact of COVID-19 on school nursing practice and related management strategies Offers tips for the school nurse to thrive as advocate, health educator, and leader Purchase includes access to the eBook for use on most mobile devices or computers.
By:   Janice Loschiavo
Imprint:   Springer Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   690g
ISBN:   9780826135360
ISBN 10:   0826135366
Pages:   470
Publication Date:   30 September 2020
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Part I. 20th Century School Health Practice Early Beginnings and the Unfolding of a New Nursing Specialty Prevention concepts in school nursing The Intersection of Health Education and School Nursing Part II. 21st Century School Health Practice The Role of the school Nurse in Building Health Communities Framework for the 21st Century School Nurse Practice Interdisciplinary Practices and The New School Environment The School Nurse, Health Office, and Therapeutic Interventions The Developing Child and Challenges to Learning Acute Conditions in the School-Aged Child Chronic Conditions in the School-Aged Child The New Alphabet for School Personnel Part III. The Potentially Marginalized Child Mental Health Disorders in School-Aged Children Cultural Diversity Substance Abuse in School-Aged Children Gender Identity. Supporting Non-Binary and Transgender Students in the School Setting Eating Disorders and Obesity in School-Aged Children Bullying in the School Setting Part IV. Future Perspectives For School Health Practice Legal Aspects of School Nurse Practice School-Based Health Clinics Special Education Violence Towards Self and Other School-Based Crisis Management Ethical Issues in the School Setting 21st Century Technology for the School Nurse The Shifting Paradigm for School Health Pandemics and Plagues

Janice Loschiavo, MA, RN, NJ-CSN, is an adjunct instructor at William Paterson University Graduate Nursing Division and serves as a field supervisor for New Jersey City University. She had 26 years of experience as a school nurse before retiring from those positions in 2007. Ms. Loschiavo has received recognition for excellence both in teaching and as a school nurse, including the New Jersey Distinguished Alumni Award (2014), the Governor's Teacher Recognition Award in 2006-2007, the nominee for Disney Teacher of the Year (2002), the New Jersey State School Nurse of the Year (1994-1995), the Bergen County School Nurse of the Year (1994-1995), and the state nominee for National School Nurse of the Year (1994-1995). While a school nurse, she was responsible for participating in Child Study Team meetings, maintaining health records, conducting health screenings, and providing first aid to students; teaching health classes; conducting faculty in-service training (anaphylaxis, child abuse, and first aid); organizing health fairs; running workshops for teachers and parents; and serving as liaison to the Division of Youth and Family Services. Ms. Loschiavo is the author of Fasts Facts for the School Nurse, now in its third edition, and contributed to Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach for Counselors, Educators, and School Nurses, Second Edition, edited by Richard Blonna. Mrs. Loschiavo also wrote and published Life's Lessons for Children, which provides character education lesson plans for students K-12.

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