Building on decades of collaboration, the National Association of School Nurses and the American Nurses Association again have published the premier one-volume guide to contemporary school nursing. The Standards of School Nursing Practice and their accompanying competencies describe and measure the expected level of school nursing practice and professional performance.
Also included in this book is a detailed statement on the scope of school nursing practice. This discussion describes the context of this specialty practice, effectively answering the essential questions: the who, what, where, when, why and how of school nursing practice. Beyond school nurses, this book is an essential resource for others in related health care, including other care providers, researchers and scholars, and those involved in funding, legal, policy, and regulatory activities. (2017) 184 pages.
Based on ANAs Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (2010) for all registered nurses, these standards are authoritative statements of the duties that school nurses should competently perform. Composed of two setsthe Standards of Practice and the Standards of Professional Performancethese standards delineate how outcomes for school nurse activities can be measured.