Initiative Description: A health unit was opened at the school, where nursing services were delivered. In addition, home visits to families were scheduled in case of need. Services included: Acute chronic disease treatment, first aid, health screening, health improvement-protection, health education, guidance and counseling, and case management.
Level of Evidence: A statistically significant difference was observed between the GPAs of students in the first and second semesters (P<0.05). A decrease in absenteeism as well as in academic procrastination behaviors was observed .
Reference: Kocoglu, D., & Emiroglu, O. N. (2017). The Impact of Comprehensive School Nursing Services on Students’ Academic Performance. Journal of caring sciences, 6(1), 5-17. doi:10.15171/jcs.2017.002
Level of Evidence: Good