School Nurse Education

Associate’s degree programs for registered nurses typically take 2-3 years to complete. Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree programs are offered by community colleges and nursing schools.

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,…

‘School nurses are the key people linking education and health,’ explains Claire Elwell, a school nurse and spokesperson for the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association. ‘We take over from the health visitor when children start school, and are there to support them until they leave school at 19.’

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School Nurse Education