SDE: Clinical Guidelines Ch7

Clinical Procedure Guidelines for Connecticut School NursesPrintable version | Back to Contents
Specialized Health Care Procedures
Information that addresses the procedures identified in this chapter is intended to be used as a guideline in conjunction with sound theoretical knowledge; medical research and evidence-based clinical references; collaboration with professional peers and expert consultants; and collaboration with students, educators, families, and caregivers.

The procedural guidelines delineate the general steps of physical health care activities and must always be used in conjunction with fundamental principles, standards, and safe practices recognized as vital to working with children with special or complex health care needs. Those principles, standards, and practices are reviewed in chapters 1 and 2, and should form the basis for planning, implementing, and evaluating all specialized health care services for students.

This section addresses the following specialized health care procedures:

  1. Asthma
  2. Allergies
  3. Blood Glucose Monitoring
  4. Catheterization: Clean Intermittent
  5. Catheter: External
  6. Catheter: Indwelling
  7. Catheterization: Reinsertion of Indwelling Urinary Catheter
  8. Central Line Care
  9. Diabetes
  10. Enteral Tube Feeding
  11. Health Assessment
  12. Incontinent Care
  13. Injectables: Intramuscular, Subcutaneous Medication or Vaccination Administration
  14. Insulin Pump Management
  15. Intravenous Therapy
  16. Mechanical Ventilation
  17. Oral Feeding
  18. Oral or Inhaled Medication Administration
  19. Ostomy Management and Care
  20. Oxygen Therapy
  21. Pulse Oximetry
  22. Suctioning (non-tracheostomy)
  23. Tracheostomy Care and Suctioning
  24. Vagus Nerve Stimulator

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