This book is a new edition to the successful "Survival Guide" series of books about newly qualified practitioners. It gives some guidance and practical advice about working in the community and the specialist role of school nursing. It includes contributions from newly qualified school nurses to provide their reflections on their experiences, challenges and successes. It offers practical advice to those embarking on a career in the community setting. The Q&A format ensures this is a quick and handy reference for every-day use.
Jane Wright is a Senior Lecturer in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and Pathway Lead for school nurses, Buckinghamshire New University
Chapters on - Working in the community as a school nurse Essential skills for school nurses Dealing with difficult situations Child protection Contributing to personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) Setting up and running a health drop-in Developing scool nursing practice