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Health promotion in schools: a multi-method evaluation of an Australian School Youth Health Nurse Program

Banfield, Michelle; McGorm, Kelly; Sargent, Ginny

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BACKGROUND: Health promotion provides a key opportunity to empower young people to make informed choices regarding key health-related behaviours such as tobacco and alcohol use, sexual practices, dietary choices and physical activity. This paper describes the evaluation of a pilot School Youth Health Nurse (SYHN) Program, which aims to integrate a Registered Nurse into school communities to deliver health promotion through group education and individual sessions. ...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-04-22
Type: Journal article
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12912-015-0071-0
http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15164
Source: BMC Nursing
DOI: 10.1186/s12912-015-0071-0

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