School Nurse Detectives

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School Nurse Detectives

School nurses work on the front lines in preventative health by working with youth every day and identifying larger issues that require more intensive health services, but they also subsequently identify mental health issues. Most nurses are the ones to identify these issues but they are not properly trained in the area. School nurses act as detectives in identifying whether a student is sick physically or mentally and in moving forward they may need more training in that area.

 

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