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    School Nurses:                     healthy kids
     
    *   Help students manage chronic illness increasing attendance
    *   Increased attendance = increased academic success
    *   Addressing health concerns keeps students at school and parents at work
    *   Allows teachers to teach instead of providing health care for children
    *   Reduces number of 911 calls
    *   Health professional input on wellness programs for the school community
    *   Keeps unlicensed or untrained staff from providing health care for children
     
    School nursing, a specialized practice of public health nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates normal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence based practice, are the leaders that bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potentials 
      
    School Nurse's Role in Children's Health