Date of Award
Project – Full Written
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Ensuring students meet health requirements to enter Kindergarten is a time-consuming process. By improving education to parents to help them discern differences between PreK and Kindergarten requirements, the health of students can be optimized and the time burden for administrators and school nurses can be reduced. There is evidence that parents/guardians better respond to non-written material delivered through push notification or email. A 5-minute video presentation was distributed to 24 parents/guardians of PreK students. Project impact was measured through a pre/post survey evaluating levels of confidence in child readiness for Kindergarten. Results identified that parent/guardian confidence was increased after education. Further research is required regarding sample size and population setting. Education delivered in a non-written format may improve parent/guardian knowledge of Kindergarten health entry requirements.
Prince, Paul, "Improving Parent/Guardian Awareness of Kindergarten Entry Health Requirements" (2022). Doctor of Nursing Practice Projects. 52.
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