Four Lessons Learned From School Nurses in New Jersey About Building a Culture of Health

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Building a Culture of Health will give all members of our society the opportunity to lead healthier lives. To achieve this aim, more stakeholders in the community-residents, elected officials, community-based nonprofits, law enforcement, and schools-need to be engaged in addressing the health challenges in our communities. Moreover, all community stakeholders have to think and act "upstream" by addressing the social determinants of health in their communities. Discussed in this article are some of the lessons that are being learned from the "upstream" actions of school nurses in New Jersey about building a Culture of Health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)106-108
Number of pages3
JournalNASN school nurse (Print)
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Culture of Health
  • School Nurse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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