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Field Trips: Guidance for School Nurses


Colorado Department of Education (2012). Guidelines for the Provision of Health Services on Extracurricular Activities for Colorado School Nurses and School Districts. Private communication with Kathleen Patrick, State School Nurse Consultant, Colorado Department of Education

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nurses [CBEN] (1995). Delegation By Licensed Nurses To Unlicensed Assistive Personnel [Declaratory Ruling]. 

Connecticut General Statutes, n.d., Section 10-212a. Retrieved from

Connecticut State Department of Education (2013). Clinical Procedure Guidelines for Connecticut School Nurses. Hartford, CT: author. 

Connecticut State Department of Education (2012). Learning and Diabetes: A Resource Guide for Connecticut Schools and Families — updated Sept. 7, 2012

Educational Service District 112 (2013). School Field Trip Procedures.

Kentucky Department of Education (2013). Providing Care for Students with Special Healthcare Needs on Out-of-State Field Trips. Presentation by Karen Erwin at NASN Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Manatee County School District (2011). Field Trip Handbook.

National Association of School Nurses [NASN] (2013). School Sponsored Trips, Role of the School Nurse [Position Statement]. Silver Springs, MD: author.

National Association of State School Nurse Consultants. (2000). Delegation of school health services [Position Statement].

National Council of State Boards of Nursing. (2005). Working with Others: A Position Paper

Resha, C., (2010). Delegation in the School Setting: Is it a Safe Practice? OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 15 (2),5. DOI: 10.3912/OJIN.Vol15No02Man05.