Archive: School Health Services

January 8, 2024

Youth Risk Behavior Survey 2021

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, in collaboration with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), conducts biennial surveys of public middle and high school students to track progress in efforts to reduce health risk behaviors among…

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December 15, 2023

Build-Your-Own SCD School Binder

Sickle Cell Disease Coalition (SCDC) has released a new toolkit that provides more information and can provide the necessary tools that School Health Services needs. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited, chronic blood disorder that can lead to complex complications for individuals born with the disease. SCD complications often…

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December 9, 2023

Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools

Schools are prioritizing students’ mental health, and there are many tools and resources to choose from. CDC created this action guide as a place to start. It can help school and district leaders build on what they are already doing to promote students’ mental health and find new strategies to…

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November 21, 2023

New CPG and toolkit for school nurses provides practical guidance

Using the latest and highest quality evidence available, the National Association of School Nurses has published a new clinical practice guideline (CPG), “Students with Allergies and Risk for Anaphylaxis.” The companion toolkit includes implementation tools, sample forms and more. School Nursing Evidence-Based CPG: Students with Allergies and Risk for…

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November 16, 2023

Medication Administration in Schools

NASN’s School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Medication Administration in Schools, provides a uniform guideline for administering medication in schools, including evidence-based recommendations for the safe care of Pre-K-12 students who receive medications during the day. The School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Medication Administration in Schools Implementation…

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November 15, 2023

School District Medicaid Enrollment & Renewal-Checklist

This academic year, school districts will play a central role in protecting millions of children and youth from losing their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage. This HHS checklist is designed to help school districts take immediate action to ensure that students maintain access to affordable…

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November 15, 2023

School Health Data Sharing for Student Success

School nurses can learn to utilize the collection of data to drive the services they deliver and share that data to support the mission of the school, which is student academic success. NASN’s new NCPD program, School Health Data Sharing Across Sectors, presented initially as a webinar,…

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I’m so proud of all those [who took part in the Health Moves Minds program]. They now see the huge benefit of what this program has to offer.
Kristi Bieri Health Moves Minds State Coordinator On the impact of the partnership with MHS and the recent Social Emotional Climate School Scholarship Program