Health Promotion: Minnesota School Nursing Toolkit

Below are resources and research on:

Violence

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Find research to:

Learn about school violence Learn about school violence (PubMed Search)
Decrease bullying Decrease bullying (PubMed Search)
Improve children's mental health Improve children's mental health (PubMed Search)

 

Healthy Eating and Nutrition

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In Minnesota
  • Nutritional Health (Minnesota School Health Guide) Under Revision

Find research to:

Increase children's fruit and  vegetable intake Increase children's fruit and vegetable consumption (PubMed Search)
Reduce childhood obesity Reduce childhood obesity (PubMed Search)
Improve school nutrition Increase the nutritional value of food offered by school foodservice programs (PubMed Search)

 

Physical Activity

In Minnesota
  • Physical Fitness and Sports (Minnesota School Health Guide) Under Revision

Find research to:

Increase children's physical activity Increase children's physical activity (PubMed Search)
Reduce childhood obesity Reduce childhood obesity (PubMed Search)
Increase physical education in schools Increase physical education in schools (PubMed Search)

 

Other Health Promotion Topics

Find research to:

Learn about childhood obesity Learn about childhood obesity (PubMed Search)
Develop school-based health promotion programs Develop school-based health promotion programs (PubMed Search)
Learn about the role of the school nurse in health promotion programs Learn about the role of the school nurse in health promotion (PubMed Search)

 

Site Key
Research link logo Find a link to research on a school health or school nursing topic. Most of these links are to journal literature searches in the PubMed database provided by the National Library of Medicine. Check back often to see new articles!
Quick Links Links to national resources on school health topics, including National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Issue Briefs and Position Statements
In Minnesota Links to Minnesota-specific resources on school health topics
NASN Issue Briefs "An informational report (inclusive of NASN's position and rationale, as pertinent) about a school nurse or health issue impacting children and/or schools."
NASN Position Statements "Expressions of the opinions, beliefs, or official positions taken by the organization on issues related to health or to school nursing. Summarizing historical, political, or scientific aspects of an issue and serves as official viewpoint that can be shared with others."