Potentials of School Nursing for Strengthening the Health Literacy of Children, Parents and Teachers

  title={Potentials of School Nursing for Strengthening the Health Literacy of Children, Parents and Teachers},
  author={E. de Buhr and M. Ewers and A. Tannen},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health},
Health literacy (HL) plays a key role in explaining health disparities. School nurses (SN) provide health related expertise within the school setting. A positive effect on the HL of children but also their teachers and parents has been suggested by some research, but gaps persist in the available information. As a pilot project, SN, which are not common in German schools, were placed in 28 public elementary and secondary schools in two German states. Children (11+ years, n = 2773), parents (n… Expand
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