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Guide to School Health Services: School Nursing

School nurses serve in a pivotal role that bridges healthcare and education. As the main health contact in the school setting; school nurses address the physical, mental, emotional and social health needs of students. The resources below include information about the Nurse Practice Act, Texas Board of Nursing rules and regulations, and other resources related to school nursing and school health services roles.  

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Primary Resources

Delegation in the School Setting

Evaluation and Appraisals

NASN Position Statement: Supervision and Evaluation of the School Nurse

Peer Review

Responsibilities

Roles

Other

Establishing and Maintaining Professional Boundaries in School Nursing - Staying in the Zone

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Last updated July 16, 2021