The National Association of School Nurses
Definition of School Nursing
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.Approved by the NASN Board of Directors June 2016
Elisabeth, author of Diary Of A School Nurse and The School Nurse sites,
personally enjoys the challenge of making each student and staff
health center visit an educational opportunity to teach
health promotion and disease prevention.