Release date: 09/20/2023
Expiration date: 09/20/2028
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An environmental scan of resources available via internet from 12 different reputable organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI), revealed over 60 resources that can assist the school nurse provide care to students with allergies and anaphylaxis and education to the school staff, families, and students. The clinical practice guidelines and the results of the environmental scan helped to inform the development of the toolkit.
NASN’s School Nursing Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Students with Allergies and Risk for Anaphylaxis provides evidence-based recommendations to assist the school nurse in their role of improving the health and safety of the school-age child with allergies and anaphylaxis. This toolkit is designed to help school nurses implement those recommendations. Multiple tools, sample forms, and resources are included to provide care for students with allergies and anaphylaxis:
- Nursing Assessment and intake
- Planning and Implementing Care
- Evaluating Care
- Additional Resources
Linda Neumann, RN
Andrea Tanner, PhD, RN, NCSN
Julie Collings, MPH, RN, NCSN, PHNA-BC
Cynthia Samuels, PhD, RN, CSN-NJ
Christy Haas-Howard, MPH, RN, NCSN, AE-C
Mr. Rodney La Point, MSN, RN
Commercial Support or Grant Funding Statement
This resource was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number NU38OT000282, funded by the Healthy Schools Branch - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in partnership with the American Academy of Pediatrics. Its contents are solely the responsibility of National Association of School Nurses and do not necessarily represent the official views of the American Academy of Pediatrics or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the Department of Health and Human Services.