To describe the development of the School Based Rural Case Management: A Model to Prevent and Reduce Risk in a primary health care academic nursing center practice in West Virginia.
Selected nursing and anthropological literature, regional health planning documents, and case examples.
The model guides identification of health risks and the provision of health service, health education, and support to students, families, and communities.
Implications for Practice
As primary health care services are developed within rural schools, a school-based case management system assists matching appropriate services to the client, as well as supports program success.
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