Selekman, J. (2013). School nursing: A comprehensive text (2nd). Newark, DE: F.A. Davis Company. Chapters 8,11,27 and 28 Down syndrome Fragile X syndrome Fetal Alcohol syndrome William’s syndrome School Mental Health See Box 28.2 for 4 mental health websites for eliminating barriers in the classroom.
Assignment: In an essay of 1500 to 2000 words, using at least 2 APA style cited references, write an essay in APA style on Select two of the four conditions listed below. Using the textbook and the website provided, write a paper discussing the incidence of the disorder, what type of disabilities are associated with the condition, and any associated findings. Then discuss what a School Nurse would need to know to care for this student.
What teaching would need to be done of the school staff? Which accommodations would need to be given for the student? Would the student need medications? Special therapy at school? Discuss any legal considerations for school health. Describe support groups in your community that you would recommend to the family? Down syndrome Fragile X syndrome Fetal Alcohol syndrome William’s syndrome Review the selected mental health conditions in chapter 28. Pick two.
Using the textbook and one other scholarly article, describe the condition, how it is characterized, and what a school health professional would need to know to care for a student. List one individual for each condition that you could collaborate with to help the student.