Resources

Resources for Camp Nursing
Allergy and Anaphylaxis

Life with Food Allergies Website

A non-profit organization committed to Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)  https://www.foodallergy.org

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Website

Kids With Food Allergies Website

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team

 

Building A Health Center
Communicable Disease (to include Immunizations and Measles)

Communicable Disease Management in the Camp Setting Erceg, April 2019

Measles Brief Gaslin, May 2019

2019 Measles Outbreak Ambrose, May 2019

From the Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Immunizations

Measles

Environmental and Critter Concerns

Lice Treatments (a quick reference)

From the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Mosquito Bites

Ticks

Healthy Camp Research

Many resources were generated from the Healthy Camps Research Study (2006-2010.) Visit these resources to include a Policy Statement-Creating Healthy Camp Experiences, Promising Practices and Policy Implications, as well as others.

Healthy Camps Resources

Medication Management, CBD Oil

Managing medications at camp is regulated by each state, and is impacted by Pharmacy Regulations, state Boards of Nursing and regulations that govern camps. Below are some resources to discovering how to manage medications for your specific program.

MESH Resources

Check out all the MESH resources

MESH Resources from ACN

Practice Guidelines

Practice Guidelines from the Association of Camp Nursing

These guidelines provide direction and support for five of the most common activities performed by health care staff at camps. 

Many resources were generated from the Healthy Camps Research Study (2006-2010.) Visit these resources to include a Policy Statement-Creating Healthy Camp Experiences, Promising Practices and Policy Implications, as well as others.

And more resources! Find an example of Standing Orders, the Scope and Standards of Camp Nursing Practice, Basics of Camp Nursing book and more in the ACN Store. Also check out recent News and Updates for current issues impacting camp health

Current issues impacting camp health

More resources in the ACN camp nurse store!

 

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