School Nurses Organization of Arizona
For the last year, we have talked about our need for Arizona specific school nurse data. We now have an opportunity to collect and submit this information in partnership with the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) so we can generate our own reports at the local, state and national level.
We are asking for your time and support in completing the surveys below. NASN is collecting data through the Every Student Counts! Project, assessing four main areas:
Each set of questions will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and can be completed separately from one another. This way, you may complete surveys over time and submit as you go, allowing for breaks between submissions.
It is through the collection and analysis of this data that NASN hopes to “influence local, state, and national student health policy; identify best practices in school health; and better understand child health.” It is the hope that we can use this data in Arizona to advocate for school nursing, for the needs of our students and to improve youth health outcomes. The data collected for the Every Student Counts Data set will be collected at the school level. Once data is collected, the aggregate report of your school's data can be shared with you in a summary format similar to the template NASN uses for national data. If your school district would like to report data at district level, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a sample data summary template from NASN
Do I need a data agreement to submit my data?
The data being collected in the Every Student Counts Data Set is deidentified, aggregate data. No student identifiable information will be collected or shared with NASN. For this reason, no data agreement is likely needed. However, check with your district privacy officer regarding the sharing of data. In large districts, there may actually be a person who has this title. However, in most districts, the privacy officer is part of another district leader's responsibilities. Check the district policies for the person who makes final decisions for authorization to release data to parents and outside agencies. The privacy officer is most often the Special Education Director or an Assistant Superintendent. If the district has not identified anyone responsible for student data privacy, ultimately the Superintendent is the accountable privacy officer.
We are here to help you successfully submit your answers to the surveys. If you have a question, please contact email@example.com or call (623) 455-6186.
READY TO SUBMIT:
When you are ready to begin data submission, use the links below to start:
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