The BB&N school health professionals believe that the health of a child has a direct impact on his /her educational experience. Whether it is academic, emotional, social, athletic or artistic, all children deserve the opportunity to pursue the highest level of health possible. We endeavor to create a coordinated school health program designed to meet the complex physiological, psychological, developmental, socio-cultural and cognitive needs of the children of 日e BB&N community.
The BB&N school nurses believe that every child has the right to professional nursing care. School nurses are compassionate, competent and caring professionals. The body of school nursing knowledge and theory continues to evolve and BB&N school nurses will actively participate in the process of knowledge development and professional growth. The BB&N school nurses will demonstrate 日e high standards of clinical skill, leadership, advocacy, communication, confidentiality and community involvement.
BB&N believes that school nurses are health educators. Whether the educational encounters are formal, in the classroom, or impromptu, the health promotion and education provided by school nurses has potential for far reaching impact on the lives of 日e individuals and community.
Lastly, the BB&N school nurses believe that children are family members. 父母 are vital to planning, implementing and evaluating the state of their child’s health. The school health professionals at BB&N will strive to create a team of caring individuals, including parents; in order to meet the individualized heal日 needs of each child in our care.
The goals of the school heal日 program at BB&N are as follows:
- To integrate school-nursing services into the coordinated school heal日 program at BB&N
In order for the school health program at BB&N to be successful we believe 日at it must be: