Keystone Edition

School Nurses: Answering the Call

05/22/2023 | 27m  | Video has closed captioning.

More school nurses are leaving the industry due to low wages and fewer faculty for nursing programs to train the next generation. Pandemic aside, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that schools have one full-time nurse for every 750 students. Now, when students and schools may need nurses more than ever, it?s estimated that about a quarter of schools still have no nurses.

Aired: 05/22/23

Rating: NR

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Keystone Edition is a local public television program presented by WVIA.