Primary grade teachers' knowledge and perceptions of head lice.

  title={Primary grade teachers' knowledge and perceptions of head lice.},
  author={Gregg Kirchofer and James H. Price and Susan K. Telljohann},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={71 9},
This study examined primary grade teachers' knowledge of head lice, perceived self-efficacy in dealing with head lice, and preferred resources of additional information on head lice. Survey data from a three-wave mailing (M = 292; 60%) found that teachers needed more knowledge regarding head lice and were significantly more knowledgeable as teaching experience increased. A plurality (46%) had high efficacy expectations scores regarding their ability to control the spread of head lice. Most (71… CONTINUE READING

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