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A Helpful Guide to Children's Health

Title page of School Nurse's Guide to Kids' Health Visual Guide

The School Nurse's Guide to Kids' Health and Safety is a comprehensive guide to children's health and wellness that includes information about school lunches, fitness, illnesses, allergies, and more. This material is designed to be shared by school nurses with parents and teachers to give a better understanding of overall child wellness.

 

This guide (http://www.rntobsn.org/resources/school-nurses-guide-to-kids-health-and-safety/) is designed to answer common questions as well as provide more in depth information regarding the main areas of children's health. There is also a downloadable visual companion (http://www.rntobsn.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/RNtoBSN_SchoolNursesGuidetoKidsHealthandSafety_VisualCompanionGuide.pdf) that includes 17 pages of professionally designed, one of a kind illustrations that include topics such as how to remove head lice, the stages of chickenpox, cold versus flu symptoms, printable nutrition and fitness tracking guides, and much more. These resources can be very beneficial in helping to identify and address wellness issues before they get out of hand.

 

Below are some other links of resources:

Food Allergies in Schools - http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/foodallergies/

Pink Eye Symptoms & Treatments - http://www.cdc.gov/features/conjunctivitis/

Chickenpox Information - http://www.cdc.gov/chickenpox/about/index.html

Healthy Family Eating Habits - http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/healthy.aspx

Healthy Eating Habits for Children - http://www.webmd.com/children/guide/kids-healthy-eating-habits

Concussion/Mild TBI Signs & Symptoms - http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/signs_symptoms.html