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Corp 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.
Imprint Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2016]
Edition 7th edition.

Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Council on School Health, author.
Subject Health education -- Government policy -- United States.
School health services -- Government policy -- United States.
School children -- Health and hygiene -- Government policy -- United States.
School Health Services.
United States.
Alt Name Gereige, Rani S.,
Zenni, Elisa A.,
American Academy of Pediatrics. Council on School Health,
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 393 pages) : illustrations
Edition 7th edition.
Note "Policy of the American Academy of Pediatrics"--Cover.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from e-book title screen (EBL platform, viewed September 6, 2016).
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.
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.
ISBN 9781581108453 (electronic bk.)
1581108451 (electronic bk.)
9781581108446 (print)
1581108443 (print)
OCLC # 944186468
Additional Format Print version: Health, American Academy of Pediatrics Council on School. School Health: Policy and Practice. : American Academy of Pediatrics, 2016 9781581108446 (DLC) 2013948801 (OCoLC)951503568

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