Legal Issues In School Health Services

A Resource for School Administrators, School Attorneys, School Nurses




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/21/2005

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 689
ISBN : 9780595358137

About the Book

Legal Issues in School Health Services offers a legal resource never before available for education and health professionals, and their legal advisors. All professionals involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of school health services will find this an exceptional tool. This book addresses the spirit and letter of the laws, the related standards, the conflict between them, and how they affect the delivery of school health services in regular and special education. Special attention is given to pertinent issues for school administrators, school attorneys, and school nurses, in order to foster school practices that are safe and effective. Designed as a guide and reference work, this book is written by 15 highly-credentialed nurses, attorneys, and educators and offers detailed discussions of the legal challenges that exist in the 21st century.


  • School nursing practice, standards, and performance issues
  • Risk management strategies for school administrators, school boards, and attorneys
  • Multi-disciplinary approaches in ethico-legal problem solving
  • Collaborative approaches in promoting student learning and success
  • Financial, special education, record confidentiality, and future genetic challenges
  • In-depth legal references, citations, and research, plus a comprehensive glossary and table of federal statutes and regulations

  • About the Author