School Nurse Certificate Program Courses
25:705:470Teaching Process in Nursing (3)
Focuses on current educational practices including history of education, educational theories, objectives or policies, teaching and evaluation strategies. Strategies for teaching children, adolescents, and adults will be presented. Students will develop, present, and critique health education plans for individuals, groups, and/or communities.
25:705:480School Health Nursing (6)
on the specialized practice of the school nurse within the nursing and
educational professions. The Comprehensive School Health program
including health services, health education, and a healthy school
environment will be described. The role of the school nurse as a service
provider, health advocate, health educator, case finder/manager, and
collaborator with families, educators, and the Health Care Delivery
System to promote the health and well-being of students will be
evaluated. New Jersey state mandate governing school health and nursing
services will be explored in depth.
25:705:481School Health Nursing Practicum (6)
the application of knowledge of nursing and education theories as well
as state mandates in the care of children in the school setting,
K-12. Emphasis is placed on the promotion of health and wellness
in the school- age child as well as providing nursing services to
children with acute and chronic health problems and those with special
needs. Students will work under the supervision of a Certified
School Nurse and a Teacher of Health. The student will
participate in the roles and activities of the school nurse and
participate in planning and implementing health education classes with
experienced teachers. Students will meet and be observed in the
field by nursing faculty and meet for weekly seminars throughout the
25:705:482, 483School Health Nursing Practicum I,II (3,3)
Continuation of 25:705:481.
05:300:306Educational Psychology/Principles of Classroom Teaching (3)
Surveys areas of psychology most relevant to education. How children think, learn and
remember; influence of motivation; principles of measurement.