Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Edition EDITORS Elaine A. Donoghue, MD, FAAP Colleen A. Kraft, MD, MBA, FAAP A M E R I C A N A C A D E M Y O F P E D I A T R I C S Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Edition Edited by Elaine A. Donoghue, MD, FAAP, and Colleen A. Kraft, MD, MBA, FAAP This fully revised and updated resource helps teachers, administrators, school nurses, and caregivers address the challenges of caring for chil- dren with chronic health conditions and special health care needs in child care and school settings. Health issues covered include chronic illnesses, acute situations, and select developmental and behavioral problems. More than 50 quick reference sheets offer guidance on how to help at a glance. Beyond specific conditions, this guide also addresses topics with universal relevancy such as Care Plans, medication administration, emergency planning, and symptoms that develop while on-site. Ready-to-use sample forms, letters, and Care Plans are also included for easy implementation. How-to help at a glance! More than 50 quick reference sheets cover specific conditions that school staff and caregivers deal with daily, including ■■ Allergies ■■ Anaphylaxis ■■ Asthma Attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder ■■ Autism spectrum disorder ■■ Bleeding disorders ■■ Cancer Celiac disease (gluten- sensitive enteropathy or celiac sprue) ■■ Cerebral palsy ■■ Childhood obesity ■■ Cystic fibrosis Diabetes ■■ Down syndrome ■■ Eczema (atopic dermatitis) ■■ Food allergies Hearing loss and deafness/ hard of hearing ■■ Heart conditions Kidney and other urinary tract problems ■■ Muscular dystrophy ■■ Seizures ■■ Sickle cell disease ■■ Spina bifida Visual impairments ...and more! About the Editors Elaine A. Donoghue, MD, FAAP Elaine A. Donoghue, MD, FAAP, is vice chair for academic affairs at Lehigh Valley Health Network and a general academic pediatrician. She is past cochair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Early Childhood and authored the policy statement on quality early education and child care. Her background is in early childhood health, child protection, telehealth, and pediatric education. Dr Donoghue received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and her doctorate in medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine. Colleen A. Kraft, MD, MBA, FAAP Colleen A. Kraft, MD, MBA, FAAP, is the 2018 president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Her background includes work in primary care pediatrics, pediatric education, and health care financing. Dr Kraft received her undergraduate degree fromVirginia Tech and her doctorate in medicine from Virginia Commonwealth University. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Virginia Common- wealth University. Through her work in early childhood and population health, Dr Kraft seeks to translate the goals of health equity into medical practice. ALSO AVAILABLE For more child care and school resources, visit Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools A Quick Reference Guide, 2nd Edition Donoghue Kraft AAP MCHN COVER SPREAD.indd All Pages 5/29/18 2:29 PM
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