Theory and Practice in School Nursing
Units: 6 (3/3) Parentheses indicate theory units/clinical units.
This combined didactic and clinical course provides theoretical content and field experiences that emphasize the multifaceted role of the school nurse. The student participates in field experiences and classroom learning activities that focus on the assessment and management of children's health care needs in various school settings. This course provides the student with the necessary tools and skills to successfully function as a professional school nurse. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to successfully function as a provider of health education as well as a provider, planner and coordinator of health care in school settings. Prerequisites: All School Nurse Services Credential courses except GNRS 590A; GNRS 589 may be taken concurrently