Chapter 6 for community health – Flashcards

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Schools have immeasurable potential for affecting the health of children, their families, and the health of the community. True or false
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True
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Coordinated school health programs are implemented the same way in each school district in the United States. True or false
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False
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The coordination of the various components of the Coordinated School Health Program is the primary role of the school nurse. True or false
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False
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The ideal school health council would include representation from a wide variety of school personnel, community members, and community health agencies. True or false
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True
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On an average day, teachers spend more waking hours with school-aged children than do the parents of many children. True or false
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True
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School health policies include laws, mandates, regulations, standards, resolutions, and guidelines to provide a foundation for school district practices and procedures. True or false
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True
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All school districts are required to have at least one full-time school nurse. True or false
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False
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Health and success in school are interrelated. True or false
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True
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The school health policies and practices study is a national survey conducted by a division of the centers for disease control and prevention. True or false
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True
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School districts in the United States are required to have a school health coordinator. True or false
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False
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School health services are those provided by the school health workers to appraise, protect, and promote the health of students. True or false
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True
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The portion of the school environment that encompasses attitudes, feelings, and values of students and staff is the physical environment. True or false
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False
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Things like indoor air quality, lighting, playgrounds, and school bus safety are part of the school's psychosocial environment. True or false
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True
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The written plan for school health education is referred to as the health sequence. True or false
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False
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Controversial topics are a leading challenge to implementation of a school health curriculum. True or false
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True
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Components of the Coordinated School Health Program include...
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Physical education, nutrition services, and health promotion for staff
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The group whose primary role is to provide coordination of the various components of the Coordinated School Health Program is the...
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School health council
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Providing direct health care to students and staff, providing screening and referral for health conditions and promoting health are all responsibilities of the...
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School nurses
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Numerous resources became available to help schools develop policies because of the requirements of..
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The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004
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The part of the health curriculum that outlines what will be taught is the...
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Sequence
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Priority health content for a school health curriculum includes...
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Healthy eating
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Priority health content for a school health curriculum includes...
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Mental and emotional health, tobacco, personal health and wellness
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Barriers to school health education include..
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None of the above
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The primary responsibility for the health of school-aged children lies with...
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Their parents/guardians
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Which individuals are most often selected as the coordinator of the school health council?
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School nurse and health educators
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The majority of school-based health centers are found in..
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The school building
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Most school-based health centers operating today are in..
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Mobile health center units
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Because of the low priority given to health in many school districts, much of the health education is provided by...
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Individuals other than health education specialists
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The general public has become more aware of violence in schools because of..
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The number of high-profile incidents of violence in schools across the country
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A common topic of controversy in school health education is...
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Suicide
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question
Schools have immeasurable potential for affecting the health of children, their families, and the health of the community. True or false
answer
True
question
Coordinated school health programs are implemented the same way in each school district in the United States. True or false
answer
False
question
The coordination of the various components of the Coordinated School Health Program is the primary role of the school nurse. True or false
answer
False
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The ideal school health council would include representation from a wide variety of school personnel, community members, and community health agencies. True or false
answer
True
question
On an average day, teachers spend more waking hours with school-aged children than do the parents of many children. True or false
answer
True
question
School health policies include laws, mandates, regulations, standards, resolutions, and guidelines to provide a foundation for school district practices and procedures. True or false
answer
True
question
All school districts are required to have at least one full-time school nurse. True or false
answer
False
question
Health and success in school are interrelated. True or false
answer
True
question
The school health policies and practices study is a national survey conducted by a division of the centers for disease control and prevention. True or false
answer
True
question
School districts in the United States are required to have a school health coordinator. True or false
answer
False
question
School health services are those provided by the school health workers to appraise, protect, and promote the health of students. True or false
answer
True
question
The portion of the school environment that encompasses attitudes, feelings, and values of students and staff is the physical environment. True or false
answer
False
question
Things like indoor air quality, lighting, playgrounds, and school bus safety are part of the school's psychosocial environment. True or false
answer
True
question
The written plan for school health education is referred to as the health sequence. True or false
answer
False
question
Controversial topics are a leading challenge to implementation of a school health curriculum. True or false
answer
True
question
Components of the Coordinated School Health Program include...
answer
Physical education, nutrition services, and health promotion for staff
question
The group whose primary role is to provide coordination of the various components of the Coordinated School Health Program is the...
answer
School health council
question
Providing direct health care to students and staff, providing screening and referral for health conditions and promoting health are all responsibilities of the...
answer
School nurses
question
Numerous resources became available to help schools develop policies because of the requirements of..
answer
The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004
question
The part of the health curriculum that outlines what will be taught is the...
answer
Sequence
question
Priority health content for a school health curriculum includes...
answer
Healthy eating
question
Priority health content for a school health curriculum includes...
answer
Mental and emotional health, tobacco, personal health and wellness
question
Barriers to school health education include..
answer
None of the above
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The primary responsibility for the health of school-aged children lies with...
answer
Their parents/guardians
question
Which individuals are most often selected as the coordinator of the school health council?
answer
School nurse and health educators
question
The majority of school-based health centers are found in..
answer
The school building
question
Most school-based health centers operating today are in..
answer
Mobile health center units
question
Because of the low priority given to health in many school districts, much of the health education is provided by...
answer
Individuals other than health education specialists
question
The general public has become more aware of violence in schools because of..
answer
The number of high-profile incidents of violence in schools across the country
question
A common topic of controversy in school health education is...
answer
Suicide
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