QPS NURSING

 

MISSION STATEMENT OF QUINCY PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSES

The mission of the School Nurses of Quincy Public School District #172 is to enhance the educational potential of all students by promoting wellness and facilitating the resolution of health concerns which may create barriers to learning.

 

PHILOSOPHY OF SCHOOL HEALTH

 

The National Association of School Nurses defines school nursing as:

“A specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success, and lifelong achievement of students.  To that end, school nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self management, self advocacy, and learning.”

Quincy Public School Nurses endorse the following beliefs developed by the American School Health Association and The National Association of School Nurses:

 

GOALS OF QUINCY PUBLIC SCHOOL NURSES