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