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School Nurse Guidelines

School Nurse Shield

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Guidelines for School Health Services in Nebraska is provided for Nebraska school systems to assist them in developing and improving their health service programs. The recommendations set forth herein are suggested and recommended by authorities in health and education. These guidelines should be adapted to meet the needs of the local school and community.

Using these Guidelines and the assistance of available professionals in the community should enable each school system to develop their own written policies. It is imperative all school personnel know and understand their responsibilities in helping to promote and preserve optimum health in those served by the school system.

We wish to thank all those individuals who have contributed to this publication. We welcome suggestions from those who use it as these Guidelines will by necessity follow an evolutionary process in order to reflect the dynamics of professional growth and health care advances.

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