Washington School Health Services Study:  Assessing the Landscape of Washington State School Nurse Services and Health Teams to Advance Health Equity 2023

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The University of Washington School of Nursing has completed a Washington school health services study, “Assessing the Landscape of Washington State School Nurse Services and Health Teams to Advance Health Equity 2023.”  The study was made possible by a grant from the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington.

This project sought to:

  • Describe the Washington State school nursing workforce, services, and staffing models to inform district and state policy on school health services.
  • Understand the ways in which school health teams work together to support students’ health efficiently.
  • Explore emerging innovative approaches to health services delivery resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic to identify structures and processes that will improve school nursing practice.

Read the report HERE