In addition to assessing student health status
and making referrals, identifying vision and hearing problems, administering medication and vaccines, and delivering emergency care, nurses also manage insulin pumps, check blood sugars, insert tubes, suction children on ventilators, and counsel pregnant teens.
Student health status
was studied with self-rated mental and general health by using two single item questions: "How do you rate your general state of health?
In 1990, the National Education Commission and Ministry of Health of China jointly issued the document Regulations on School Health, (3) which stipulated that the tasks of school nurses should include supervising student health status
, providing health education, improving the school environment, and controlling common diseases among students.
Building trust requires deliberate actions to promote joint planning and problem solving, open discussion of recommendations and concerns, and parental notification of changes in student health status
and district procedures.
School-Based Health Centers" (Elizabeth Hatton) examines components of school-based health centers; the extent to which they work in relation to access, pregnancy prevention, student health status
, academic performance, and substance abuse prevention; and the need for more centers in Alaska.
Numerous publications posit that student health status
and achievement, "are inextricably intertwined.
A management system for student health records begins in the primary school to monitor individual student health status
during the school years.