School Health Links

This list of resources is provided to assist school nurses in finding data and general information to enhance the provision of school health services.  Inclusion in this list of web-based resources does not indicate IASN endorsement nor should it be taken as advice from IASN.

Please let us know when you find a site that is no longer working so we can keep this list up to date.  If you find another resource that promotes the professional practice of school nursing please let us know!

General Links

National Association of School Nurses

Action for Healthy Kids

Alliance for a Healthier Generation

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics Council on School Health

American Dietetic Association

American Nurses Association

American Public Health Association

American School Health Association

American Heart Association

American Cancer Society

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

Indiana Public Health Association

Indiana State Nurses Association

KidsHealth

Pediculosis

Prevention Institute

School Nurse.com

Library of Congress -Thomas

National Institutes of Health

USA.gov Government Made Easy

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adolescent Health

Childhood Overweight and Obesity

CDC Healthy Youth! Nutrition

About BMI for Children and Teens

School Health Index

Coordinated School Health Program

 

Education

NEA Health Information Network

National Association of State Boards of Education

National School Boards Association

LD Online

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education

US Department of Health and Human Services

US Department of Education

Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Response

Health, Mental Health and Safety Guidelines for Schools

Disasters and Emergencies

Public Health Preparedness and Emergency

General Information on Pandemic Influenza

Indiana Department of Homeland Security

CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response

 

Data and Statistics

National Center for Education Statistics

Child Trends Data Bank

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

Indiana Youth Risk Behavior Survey

ISDH Reports and Statistics A-Z

 

 

CHRONIC DISEASE

 

ASTHMA

ISDH Asthma Program

ISDH Asthma Resources – This page lists federal and state agencies, national and state organizations

InJac’s Indiana Asthma Resource Guide – This guide was developed by the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition

Asthma Alliance of Indianapolis

American Lung Association

American Lung Association of Indiana

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3)

 

DIABETES

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

JDRF Indiana State Chapter

American Diabetes Association

KidsHealth- Diabetes

Indiana Diabetes Camps

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

CDC Diabetes Public Health Resource

 

SEIZURES

Epilepsy Foundation

NINDS Epilepsy Information Page

KidsHealth- Seizures

 

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/STD

ISDH School Communicable Disease Guide

ISDH MRSA Resource Manual

 

INDIANA RESOURCES

Indiana Department of Education School Health Services

Programs and Services at IDOE

Indiana State Department of Health

Indiana Immunization Registry (CHIRP)

Immunizations

Indiana School Immunization Requirements

ISDH Health Information by Topic

Children’s Special Health Care Services

INshape Indiana

Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities

About Special Kids

Covering Kids and Families of Indiana

Family and Social Services Administration

Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning (OMPP)

CHIP- Children’s Health Insurance Program

Hoosier Healthwise

MDwise

The Arc of Indiana- Medicaid Waiver Program

Indiana Directory of Disability Resources – This site has many links to great resources for a variety of disabilities

 

School Nurse Certification

National Board for Certification of School Nurses

IDOE Office of Educator Licensing and Development

Continuing Education

NASN’s Free Continuing Education Programs for Members  (login on NASN’s website and go to “continuing education” to obtain the  codes to enter for free CE programs on Blue Sky’s site)

 

Delegation

ANA/NCSBN Joint Statement on Delegation

ANA Journal Article on Delegation

 

Miscellaneous

Sight for Students

Hoosier Burn Camp

Project 18 – Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent