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Improving Care Coordination for Students with Chronic Health Conditions Toolkit

Release Date: 10/30/2020
Expiration Date: 10/30/2023

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Toolkit Overview

Care Coordination is one of the five principles in NASN’S Framework for 21st Century School Nursing PracticeTM (the Framework). In April 2018, NASN convened the Strategy to Action Roundtable to identify key components of a collaborative approach to manage chronic health conditions in school-age children. The resulting white paper, Translating Strategies into Actions to Improve Care Coordination for Students with Chronic Health Conditions (NASN, 2019), ended with a call to action for meeting participants to work together in the school community. The roundtable also resulted in a call to action for NASN to develop additional tools and resources to support the school nurse role in leading care coordination for students with chronic health conditions. This toolkit answers that call.

Editor

Nichole Bobo, MSN, RN
National Association of School Nurses
Director of Nursing Education

Acknowledgments

NASN thanks Bette Carr, Teresa DuChateau, Michelle Grove, Evilia Jankowski, Renate Jimerson, and Rachel McClanahan for sharing their expertise and review.

Toolkit Contents

Resources in the toolkit are organized into five sections. 

Fact Sheets for School Administrators, Families, and School Personnel: Evidence-based resources to support school nurse-led care coordination for school administrators, families, school personnel, and the school nurse.

User Friendly-Version Fact Sheets: User-friendly versions of the Fact Sheets for School Administrators, Families, and School Personnel to use as handouts by the school nurse.

Communication Between School and Home: Sample forms to use to communicate with families.

School Procedure Resources: Sample resources to implement school-based care coordination .

Additional Resources: Additional resources to support care coordination for students with chronic health conditions

This publication was supported by the Cooperative Agreement Number, NU1ADP003090, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are soley the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.