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Legal Issues in School Health Services

Legal Issues in School Health Services

A Resource for School Administrators, School Attorneys, School Nurses

  • Author: Nadine Schwab,Mary H. B. Gelfman
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 0595358136
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 692
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Legal Issues in School Health Services offers a legal resource never before available for education and health professionals, and their legal advisors. All professionals involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of school health services will find this an exceptional tool. This book addresses the spirit and letter of the laws, the related standards, the conflict between them, and how they affect the delivery of school health services in regular and special education. Special attention is given to pertinent issues for school administrators, school attorneys, and school nurses, in order to foster school practices that are safe and effective. Designed as a guide and reference work, this book is written by 15 highly-credentialed nurses, attorneys, and educators and offers detailed discussions of the legal challenges that exist in the 21st century. KEY FEATURES School nursing practice, standards, and performance issues Risk management strategies for school administrators, school boards, and attorneys Multi-disciplinary approaches in ethico-legal problem solving Collaborative approaches in promoting student learning and success Financial, special education, record confidentiality, and future genetic challenges In-depth legal references, citations, and research, plus a comprehensive glossary and table of federal statutes and regulations

Ethics and Law for School Psychologists

Ethics and Law for School Psychologists

  • Author: Susan Jacob,Dawn M. Decker,Timothy S. Hartshorne
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470910894
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 384
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The definitive text—completely revised—on the professional and legal standards of school psychology Fully revised and now in its sixth edition, the single best source of authoritative information on the ethical and legal issues associated with school psychological practice includes the most up-to-date standards and requirements of the profession. Citing recent legal rulings and publications as well as historical references, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists provides the most comprehensive foundation for scholarship in this area. A key reference for understanding and delivering ethically and legally sound services, the text combines the expertise of three leading professionals at the forefront of the field. Completely updated to reflect the National Association of School Psychologists' (NASP) revised 2010 Principles for Professional Ethics, the new edition of this classic text also addresses the final regulations in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the amended Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, the Sixth Edition features: New material on the management of sensitive, private student information and a revised section on privileged communication Broader coverage of ethical-legal issues in school-based intervention, including a new section on interventions in the general education classroom The latest research and professional literature related to ethics and law in school psychology Covering the ethical and legal issues that impact every school psychologist, and with numerous pedagogical features including case vignettes, end-of-chapter questions, and topics for discussion, Ethics and Law for School Psychologists, Sixth Edition is well suited for graduate students in school psychology and is a must-have resource for all practicing school psychologists, educators, and school administrators.

Handbook of School Mental Health

Handbook of School Mental Health

Advancing Practice and Research

  • Author: Mark D. Weist,Steven W. Evans,Nancy A. Lever
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0387733132
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 386
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Turn to this book for practical guidance in attending not only to routine mental health needs of students, but also in responding quickly and effectively to traumatic events. The authors discuss how to build and enhance collaborative approaches among the many stakeholders. You’ll learn how to ensure that best evidence-based practices are used in all systems of care. Next, the handbook introduces strength-based approaches to assessment in schools. Finally, the authors discuss the latest strategies to help you prevent and manage crises while addressing the unique ethical, cultural, and legal challenges of school mental health.

Manual of School Health - E-Book

Manual of School Health - E-Book

A Handbook for School Nurses, Educators, and Health Professionals

  • Author: Keeta DeStefano Lewis,Bonnie J. Bear
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 1455712264
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 672
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Completely updated, the 3rd edition of this practical, highly portable manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children -- from birth through age 21 – in the school setting. You’ll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, learning domains, acute and chronic illnesses, first aid, medical syndromes, special education, and emergency illness. This edition also addresses the growing array of issues affecting today’s children, including mental health disorders, disaster management, substance abuse, and school violence, as well as new threats such as West Nile virus, dermatological conditions, and the reemergence of tuberculosis. Ideal for use in school and community settings, this manual is a must-have resource for anyone who works with children. A best practice approach to health issues and concerns helps you provide the best possible care to students. A clear, consistent outline format and straightforward writing style make it easy to locate and apply essential information. Updated content includes important contemporary issues in schools, such as body piercing, backpack syndrome, and computer ergonomics. Brain Findings section offers relevant information about recent brain and neurology research, with insights on how it relates to childhood development and health. Numerous appendices, including the latest growth charts and immunization schedules, provide essential information for assessing school age children. English-Spanish translation guide for common health terms and phrases helps you communicate more effectively with Hispanic students. Web site resources at the end of each chapter provide reliable sources for further information and research. A convenient Glossary familiarizes you with important terminology and definitions used throughout the book. New, user-friendly design helps you find key information quickly with helpful boxes, tables, and headings. New 8-page color insert serves as an instant visual reference to help you identify rashes, skin lesions, and other dermatological conditions that are common among school-age children. A separate chapter on first aid walks you through the management of common injuries and emergency situations. Revised mental health chapter presents current, detailed information on the major mental disorders that affect school-age children such as depression, autism, and Asperger's, with an extensive psychotropic medication table. A new chapter devoted to disaster management includes the latest information on bioterrorism and homeland security threats to help you create an action plan for disaster situations. A revised chapter on violence addresses sexual assault, self-mutilation, suicide, domestic violence, and violence in the schools, to help you stay informed about current societal trends, issues, and developments. New information on teen pregnancy offers helpful guidelines on communicating with students about this important issue.

Fast Facts for the School Nurse, Second Edition

Fast Facts for the School Nurse, Second Edition

School Nursing in a Nutshell

  • Author: Janice Loschiavo, MA, RN, NJ-CSN
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 0826128777
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 294
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“Fast Facts for the School Nurse, Second Edition, will direct school nurses to the answers for many questions and to wiser counsel when a dilemma seems unsolvable. It is…authored by a school nurse of publicly acclaimed distinction who brings a lifetime of experience to these pages.” —Lucille A. Joel, EdD, RN, FAAN, Professor, College of Nursing Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey From the Foreword This concise reference provides quick access to information busy school nurses need every day to practice competently and efficiently. It is written for nurses who are transitioning to a school setting, yet has much to offer more experienced school nurses. The second edition has been substantially revised to address the Healthy People 2020 initiative to school-age children and their families, and to incorporate information about the push toward formal evaluation of school nurses. It discusses new technology and the effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance. New content, “Top 10 Timely Troublesome Topics for the School Nurse,” deals with issues such as getting substitutes and the prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses. Authored by a nurse with over 25 years of school nursing experience, this consistently organized reference offers straightforward guidelines to a range of daily tasks and nursing responsibilities and provides clinical protocols for safe management of common childhood illnesses, accidents, and emergencies, along with legal and ethical considerations, documentation, high-risk areas in school nursing practice, and the requirements of both the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Included are the delivery of culturally appropriate care, screening tools, wellness strategies, care plans for children with chronic disorders and special needs, adolescent sexuality, childhood obesity, drug use, and a food allergies “tool kit.” “Clinical Snapshots” throughout highlight critical information. The guide is useful as a supplemental textbook for nursing students studying for state or national certification exams. New to the Second Edition: “Top 10 Timely Troublesome Topics for the School Nurse” Correlations of the Healthy People 2020 initiative with school nurse practice Meaningful examples (“Clinical Snapshots”) relevant to the topic The effects of head trauma and other sports-related injuries on academic performance Academic requirements for school nursing in each state Prioritization of tasks for novice and substitute school nurses

Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book

Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book

  • Author: Patricia Jackson Allen,Judith A. Vessey,Naomi Schapiro
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 032308088X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 880
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Written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners, this one-of-a-kind resource provides the expert guidance you need to provide comprehensive primary care to children with special needs and their families. It addresses specific conditions that require alterations in standard primary care and offers practical advice on managing the major issues common to children with chronic conditions. A consistent format makes it easy to locate essential information on each condition. Plus, valuable resources help you manage the issues and gaps in health care coverage that may hinder quality care. This is the only book authored by Nurse Practitioners that focuses on managing the primary health care needs of children with chronic conditions. More than 60 expert contributors provide the most current information available on specific conditions. Comprehensive summary boxes at the end of all chronic conditions chapters provide at-a-glance access to key information. Resource lists at the end of each chronic condition chapter direct you to helpful websites, national organizations, and additional sources of information that you can share with parents and families. Updated references ensure you have access to the most current, evidence-based coverage of the latest research findings and management protocols. Four new chapters — Celiac Disease, Eating Disorders, Muscular Dystrophy, and Obesity — keep you up to date with the latest developments in treating these conditions. Autism content is updated with the latest research on autism spectrum disorders, including current methods of evaluation, identification, and management. Coverage of systems of care features new information on how to help families obtain high-quality and cost-effective coordinated services within our complex health care system. Easy-to-find boxes in the chronic conditions chapters summarize important information on treatment, associated problems, clinical manifestations, and differential diagnosis.

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

  • Author: Timothy Ferriss
  • Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
  • ISBN: 3843704457
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 352
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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA - Management by Absence - und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

School Violence

School Violence

Assessment, Management, Prevention

  • Author: Mohammad Shafii,Sharon Lee Shafii
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
  • ISBN: 9781585628049
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 352
  • View: 3842
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The statistics are appalling. Between 8% and 10% of U.S. high school students carry guns to school every day. In a typical mid-size city, 30 to 50 cases of school violence are reported daily, and half of these cases involve guns. School Violence: Assessment, Treatment, Prevention shows us the reality behind the statistics. Its distinguished contributors include leading clinicians, researchers, school counselors, and legal authorities who closely examine every aspect of this complex epidemic, challenging us to solve this multifaceted public health problem and offering concrete recommendations on how to do it. The comprehensive volume is divided into four parts: Part I, Contributing Factors, presents the multiple contributing factors, including those involved in creating violent children and violence-prone schools, the nature and context of school violence, and its biological and cultural causes. For example, although the number of violent deaths by shooting in schools remained stable through the 1990s, the number of violent acts against female students increased significantly, as did gang activity and the availability of guns in schools. Part II, Assessment and Management, details diagnostic assessment, management, and treatment of children and adolescents who have the potential for or have threatened school violence. Eyewitnesses describe the shootings and their aftermaths in Pearl, Mississippi, and Littleton, Colorado, including the extensive measures taken to decrease the traumatic effect of these incidents on the children and adolescents and their families, the educators, and the community at large. Also presented is a model for time-limited, cognitive-behavioral group therapy for those who sustain or witness violent injuries in schools -- a model that could be adapted to other settings. Part III, Legal Aspects, begins by putting us on notice that anyone aware of a potentially violent act by a youth has a legal responsibility to alert the intended victim(s) and others who could warn or protect them, offering a uniquely insightful view -- by the plaintiff attorney for the victims of school violence in Paducah, Kentucky -- of the Tarasoff case and its ramifications. Part IV, Prevention, concludes with what we can do now to help prevent school violence, detailing effective prevention measures that range from the innovative (a method that focuses on the school as a whole rather than on individuals and uses a social system and power-dynamics perspective) to the everyday (teaching tolerance and conflict resolution). Psychiatric practitioners, clinical social workers, pediatricians, art and activity therapists, school counselors and administrators, and other educators and mental health care professionals -- and concerned adults -- who want to help prevent violence in our schools and minimize its traumatic effects on children, parents, and the community at large will appreciate this lucid, in-depth treatment of what has become one of today's most disturbing issues.

Handbook of Mental Health Administration and Management

Handbook of Mental Health Administration and Management

  • Author: William H. Reid,Stuart B. Silver
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • ISBN: 9781583910023
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 559
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Clinicians who understand mental health care administration in addition to their clinical fields are likely to be valuable to the organizations in which they work. This handbook is an accessible source of information for professionals coming from either clinical or management backgrounds. Sections offer coverage in: mental health administrative principles, mental health care management, business, finance and funding of care, information technology, human resources and legal issues.

School Life

School Life

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
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Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities

Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities

Your Practical Guide for Making the Right Decision

  • Author: Linda H. Connell
  • Publisher: SphinxLegal
  • ISBN: 9781572483767
  • Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Page: 250
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Practical guide to making the right decision about long-term health-care

Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees

Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees

  • Author: Linda Farber Post,Jeffrey Blustein
  • Publisher: JHU Press
  • ISBN: 1421416573
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 432
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The Joint Commission (TJC) accredits and certifies more than 19,000 health care organizations in the United States, including hospitals, nursing homes, and home care agencies. Each organization must have a standing health care ethics committee to maintain its status. These interdisciplinary committees are composed of physicians, nurses, attorneys, ethicists, administrators, and interested citizens. Their main function is to review and provide resolutions for specific, individual patient care problems. Many of these committees are well meaning but may lack the information, experience, skills, and formal background in bioethics needed to adequately negotiate the complex ethical issues that arise in clinical and organizational settings. Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees was the first book of its kind to address the myriad responsibilities faced by ethics committees, including education, case consultation, and policy development. Adopting an accessible tone and using a case study format, the authors explore serious issues involving informed consent and refusal, decision making and decisional capacity, truth telling, the end of life, palliative care, justice in and access to health care services, and organizational ethics. The authors have thoroughly updated the content and expanded their focus in the second edition to include ethics committees in other clinical settings, such as long-term care facilities, small community hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and hospices. They have added three new chapters that address reproduction, disability, and the special needs of the elder population, and they provide additional specialized policies and procedures on the book’s website. This guide is an essential resource for all health care ethics committee members.

When Life Ends

When Life Ends

Legal Overviews, Medicolegal Forms, and Hospital Policies

  • Author: Arthur S. Berger
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9780275946203
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 188
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Attorney Berger provides physicians, nurses, hospital and nursing home administrators, medical students, and other health-care professionals with a comprehensive compilation of the laws, medicolegal forms to be filled out, and hospital policies and procedures relating to the end of a patient's life.

Der Tätowierer von Auschwitz

Der Tätowierer von Auschwitz

Die wahre Geschichte des Lale Sokolov

  • Author: Heather Morris
  • Publisher: Piper ebooks
  • ISBN: 3492992641
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 304
  • View: 5626
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1942 wurde Lale Sokolov nach Auschwitz deportiert. Seine Aufgabe war es, Häftlingsnummern auf die Unterarme seiner Mitgefangenen zu tätowieren, jene Nummern, die später zu den eindringlichsten Mahnungen gegen das Vergessen gehören würden. Er nutzte seine besondere Rolle und kämpfte gegen die Unmenschlichkeit des Lagers, vielen rettete er das Leben. Dann, eines Tages, tätowierte er den Arm eines jungen Mädchens – und verliebte sich auf den ersten Blick in Gita. Eine Liebesgeschichte begann, an deren Ende das Unglaubliche wahr werden sollte: Sie überlebten beide. Eindringlich erzählt Heather Morris die bewegende, wahre Geschichte von Lale und Gita, die den Glauben an Mut, Liebe und Menschlichkeit nie verloren.

Meine beste Feindin

Meine beste Feindin

wie Mädchen sich das Leben zur Hölle machen und warum Frauen einander nicht vertrauen

  • Author: Rachel Simmons
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783462032253
  • Category:
  • Page: 285
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Die Autorin beschäftigt sich mit der verborgenen Aggressionskultur, die sich in Beziehungen zwischen Mädchen z.B. in nichtkörperlicher Gewalt oder nonverbalen Gesten äussert, und mit den verheerenden Auswirkungen, die Ausgrenzung, Schweigen und Intrigen auf die Opfer haben können.

Wie ich die Dinge geregelt kriege

Wie ich die Dinge geregelt kriege

Selbstmanagement für den Alltag

  • Author: David Allen
  • Publisher: Piper ebooks
  • ISBN: 3492972314
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 432
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Eigentlich sollte man längst bei einem Termin sein, doch dann klingelt das Handy und das E-Mail-Postfach quillt auch schon wieder über. Für Sport und Erholung bleibt immer weniger Zeit und am Ende resigniert man ausgebrannt, unproduktiv und völlig gestresst. Doch das muss nicht sein. Denn je entspannter wir sind, desto kreativer und produktiver werden wir. Mit David Allens einfacher und anwendungsorientierter Methode wird beides wieder möglich: effizient zu arbeiten und die Freude am Leben zurückzugewinnen.

Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity

Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity

  • Author: Norman L. Cantor
  • Publisher: Medical Ethics
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 209
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An advance medical directive is a device aimed at controlling medical intervention during the dying process after a patient is no longer competent. Because of its ambiguous legal status and the ambivalence of medical personnel, it is still uncertain whether the advance directive will be a successful tool in the individual's struggle to retain a modicum of dignity in the face of modern life-prolonging technology. After examining the issues surrounding future-oriented medical decision making, Cantor outlines the legal foundation and framework governing advance directives and considers how such documents should be drafted in light of that legal framework. He suggests guidelines for implementing advance medical directives, anticipating the major problems likely to confront administrators of such directives, and discusses possible channels for enforcement of directives when health-care providers balk at implementation. Finally, he considers the moral foundation and the moral limits of future-oriented autonomy. This book will be an important resource for any person involved in the design or application of an advance medical directive - physicians, nurses, hospital social workers, administrators of health-care institutions, lawyers, clergy, and lay people seriously concerned about exercising control over the dying process in today's high-tech medical environment.

JAMA

JAMA

The Journal of the American Medical Association

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medicine
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The Journal of the American Medical Association

The Journal of the American Medical Association

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: American Medical Association
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Includes proceedings of the Association, papers read at the annual sessions, and list of current medical literature.