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The role of the school nurse in providing sex education.


Nurs Times. 1994 Jun 8-14;90(23):36-8. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

School and family planning nurses are well placed to promote high quality sex education to children and young people. Parents and teachers are often seen as authority figures whereas the nurse is an independent health professional. Government guidelines encourage liaison with teachers and this article--the second in a series on sexual health--gives examples of such a collaboration, as well as interviews with nurses who use innovative methods to put their message across.

Adolescence Child Contraception Female Human HIV Infections/PREVENTION & CONTROL Male Pamphlets Pregnancy Pregnancy in Adolescence *School Nursing *Sex Education JOURNAL ARTICLE


Information in this article was accurate in September 30, 1994. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.