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Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Council on School Health, author

Title School health : policy and practice / author, American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on School Health ; editor, Rani S. Gereige, Elisa A. Zenni
Edition Seventh edition
Published Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 393 pages) : illustrations
Contents An Overview of School Health in the United States -- School Health and Medical Education -- Health Services: Guidance for School-Based Screenings; School-Based Health Centers; Populations With Unique Needs; Role of the School Physician; The School Nurse -- Comprehensive Health Education -- Physical Education, Physical Activity, and School Sports -- Mental Health and Social Services: Special Education; Mental Health -- Nutrition and Schools -- Healthy and Safe Environment: Emergency and Disaster Preparedness in Schools; The School Environment; School Climate -- Family and Community Involvement -- Staff Wellness -- Global School Health -- Program Assessment and Evaluation
Summary Significantly revised and updated, the 7th edition provides the latest guidelines for developing health programs, including nutrition services, medication administration, physical activity and sports, and the school environment. New in the 7th edition: New content on school health in medical education, family and community involvement, staff wellness and more. Updates on the role of the school physician, school nurse, and guidance on school-based screening, serving populations with unique needs such as allergies and asthma, mental health and social services, and program assessment and evaluation
Notes "Policy of the American Academy of Pediatrics"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from e-book title screen (EBL platform, viewed September 6, 2016)
Subject School Health Services.
Health education -- Government policy -- United States.
School children -- Health and hygiene -- Government policy -- United States.
School health services -- Government policy -- United States.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Gereige, Rani S., editor
Zenni, Elisa A., editor
American Academy of Pediatrics. Council on School Health, author
LC no. 2013948801
ISBN 1581108451 (electronic bk.)
9781581108453 (electronic bk.)