Misconceptions About Head Lice: What Every School Nurse Needs to Know

Donna Mazyck with Dr. John Desrochers, Gail Houck

There are numerous myths and misconceptions about head lice. Regretfully, some have been translated into school policies that can do immeasurable harm to students and families. In this segment our guests debunk these myths and offer school nurses critical resources that can be used to educate and manage lice outbreaks in schools.

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April 26, 2013
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DeborahPontius is health services coordinator for Pershing county school district in Lovelock, NV and immediate past NASN board member She wrote hats off to lice for NASN school nurse 2011 regarding lice policy change in my district. Mark Terry has been in public education for 33 years, 23 as principal. Served as an administrator in urban, suburban, and rural districts from low socioeconomic to high. Principal of Eubanks Intermediate School in Southlake, Texas. Currently serving as the president of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
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