September 22, 2011
Human Capital Blog
Children need to feel safe at school and the school nurse is considered a “safe zone.” This is because the school nurse is not viewed by the students as directly related to the academic or discipline aspects of the school environment. Therefore scho ...
March 26, 2012
A study of California kindergarteners' exposure to personal belief exemptions (PBEs) from vaccinations at school found that PBE exposure increased from 2008 to 2010, indicating that more children are exposed to the risk of disease.
Program, co-sponsored with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, to address long-standing under-representation in the health professions of certain racial/ethnic groups, especially African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans.
To address the New Jersey nurse faculty shortage by developing, implementing, and evaluating a statewide model for recruitment and retention of nurse faculty.
To establish a national program that oversees the implementation of strategies to increase the educational progression of nurses to obtain baccalaureate and higher degrees.
Program to provide grants to the nation's schools of dentistry to expand the level of student aid support for students whose social background might lead them to select underserved areas for their professional practice.
Program to support nursing service institutions to initiate concerted work force development systems within their regions.
March 1, 2010
In 2006, approximately 37 percent of Delaware's children were overweight or obese. To combat Delaware's childhood obesity epidemic, Nemours, a leading child health care provider, launched a statewide program to improve child health.
June 14, 2012
Study finds intentionally unvaccinated students may be putting other children at risk.
August 1, 2010
A new brief from RWJF's Charting Nursing's Future series highlights the vital role school nurses play, and the funding challenge schools confront supporting nurses' work keeping children healthy.