Great post  Anne it is also the position of National Association of School Nurses (NASN) that every child has access all day every day to a full time Registered professional school nurse. The school nurse serves in a pivotal role that bridges health care and education which is grounded by the standard of practice, services provided by the school nurse include leadership, community/public health care coordination, and quality improvement(NASN, 2016a). The history of school nursing in United State began in October 1st, 1902 with Lina Rogers being the first school nurse who was hired to reduce absenteeism by intervening with students and families regarding healthcare needs related to communicable diseases. After one month of successful nursing intervention in the New York City schools she led the implementation of evidence-based nursing care across the city (Struthers,1917) Since then school nurses continue to provide communicable disease management, but their role has expanded and is increasingly diverse  Reference  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2011) National Strategy for quality improvement in healthcare. Retrieved from http://www.ahrq.gov/workingforquality /nqs/nqs2011annlrpt.pdfTerri O’Brien    10 posts   Alimatu – substantive credit and APA  Correct this based on the below comments 

You have a reference but the reference does not match either of the citations in your post and the two citations you posted do not have references at the bottom of your post.  Please recopy your post and correct this so I can give you substantive credit for the post.  Thank you.  Professor O’Brien

 
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