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Core Values and Definition of School Nursing

APS Nurses uniquely enhance the educational process for APS students by utilizing a standards/evidence-based practice to help students achieve academic excellence and to promote a quality, safe learning and working environment.

Definition of School Nursing

School nursing, a specialized practice of nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders who bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potential.

Source: Adopted by the National Association of School Nurses Board of Directors February 2017.

Core Values of School Nursing

  • Child Well-being
  • Ethics Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
This page was last updated on: February 23, 2022.