Developing a School Health Services Assessment Tool and Related Resources

Project Overview

6th Funding Cycle Impact Award
    
Project Start Date: 2/1/2011
     Project End Date: 1/31/2016
     Award Amount:     $740,963

Project Goal Statement: To increase the competency and capacity of local school health services systems.

 Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Sarah Beversdorf, MPH, MSW, Wisconsin Public Health Association (WPHA)
Additional community partner organization name(s): 

  • Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards
  • Wisconsin Association of School Nurses
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
  • Wisconsin Division of Public Health
 Academic Partner:

Primary Academic Partner: Marie Wolff, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine

 Project Progress Summary Reports:

    Project Progress Report Summary 2/1/2011 - 9/30/2011
    Project Progress Report Summary 10/1/2011 - 9/30/2012 
    Project Progress Report Summary 10/1/2012 - 9/30/2013
    Project Progress Report Summary 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014

 Affiliated Web Pages:

    Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards
    Wisconsin Association of School Nurses
    Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
    Wisconsin Public Health Association

 Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials / Events
    • Panel participation with the American Academy of Pediatrics in their development of a similar assessment tool
    • Participated in Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s Annual Orientation for new school nurses
    • Developed resources related to medication, emergency nursing services, and best practice related to specific health issues
    • Developed the School Nursing Policy and Procedures Manual
    • Developed new resource - Injury and Illness Protocols
    • Developed new resource - Care of the Student with Special Healthcare Needs
    • Presentation at Wisconsin DPI Summer Institute for School Nurses
    • Presentation at Marathon County Special Education Health Skills Day
    • Two presentations at WASN/DPI New School Nurse Orientation
    • Developed an informational flyer on the new tools and resources and disseminated to 560 school nurses
  • Presentations
    • Core Partner and Advisory Committee meetings (Feb – Sept 2011)
    • School Nurse Practice Council (Feb – Sept 2011)
    • Wisconsin Association of School Nurses (WASN) conference and board meeting (Feb – Sept 2011)
    • Multiple Linking Education and Practice for Excellence in Public Health Nursing (LEAP) project meetings and conference calls (Feb – Sept 2011)
    • Northern Region Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards (WALHDAB) meeting (Feb – Sept 2011)
    • Five presentations given to public health and school health audiences during 2012
    • Presentations at the Department of Public Instruction's Summer Institute for School Nurses (August and September 2013)
    • Presentation at the 2013 WPHA-WALHDAB Annual Conference
    • Presentation at the 2013 WASN Annual Conference
    • Presentation at the 2013 Public Health Nursing Conference
    • Presentation at the 2013 National Association of School Nurses Annual Conference
    • Presentation at the 2014 WALHDAB annual conference
    • Presentation at the 2014 WASN Annual Conference
    • Presentation at the 2014 Public Health Nursing Conference
    • Presentation at the 2014 National Association of School Nurses Annual Conference
    • Presentation at the 2014 Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

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