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Skolsköterskors hälsofrämjande arbete för barn med ADHD
University of Skövde, School of Health and Education.
University of Skövde, School of Health and Education.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
School nurses´ work of health promotion for children with ADHD (English)
Abstract [sv]

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) är en uppmärksamhetsstörning med hyperaktivitet som drabbar cirka 3-5 procent av barn i skolåldern. Skolan har inflytande på barns liv och det finns ett samband mellan elevers psykiska hälsa och skolresultat. Skolsköterskor har en viktig roll som hälsofrämjare, särskilt då barn med ADHD har ökad risk för ohälsa och riskbeteende.

 

Syfte: Syftet med studien var att beskriva skolsköterskors erfarenheter av att arbeta med åtgärder för barn med ADHD.

Metod: Studien har genomförts med kvalitativ metod. Studien är baserad på åtta telefonintervjuer med skolsköterskor, vilka har analyserats med hjälp av kvalitativ innehållsanalys.

Resultat: Fem kategorier framkom ur analysen, vilka beskriver skolsköterskors erfarenheter av att arbeta med åtgärder för barn med ADHD; Att samverka genom dialog, Att anpassa skolmiljö, Att vägleda och ge råd till föräldrar och barn, Att observera och genomföra kontroller samt Att arbeta specifikt hälsofrämjande.

Slutsats: Skolsköterskor har erfarenheter av olika typer av åtgärder för barn med ADHD. De betonar särskilt betydelsen av att uppmärksamma barn med ADHD tidigt samt hälsosamtalet.

Abstract [en]

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that affects approximately 3-5 percent of school-age children. The school has an important influence on children's lives and there is a correlation between students' mental health and school performance. School nurses have an important role as health promoters, especially when children with ADHD are at increased risk of ill health and risky behavior.

 

Aim: The aim of this study was to describe the school nurses´ experiences of working with measures for children with ADHD.

 

Method: The study was conducted using a qualitative method. The study is based on telephone interviews with eight school nurses, which have been analyzed using qualitative content analysis.

 

Results: Five categories emerged from the analysis, which describes the school nurses´ experiences of working with various measures for children with ADHD; Working together through dialogue, to adapt the school environment, provide guidance and advice to parents and children, to observe and implement controls and to work specifically with health promotion.

 

Conclusion: School nurses have experience of different types of measures for children with ADHD. They stressed in particular the importance of paying attention to children with ADHD and regular health discussions.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 27 p.
Keyword [en]
pupil mental health health promotion measures nursing
Keyword [sv]
elev psykisk ohälsa hälsopromotion åtgärder omvårdnad
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Medical and Health Sciences Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-12458OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-12458DiVA: diva2:937598
Subject / course
Nursing/Nursing Science
Educational program
School Nurse - Specialist Nursing Programme
Presentation
2016-05-31, A102, Högskolan i Skövde, Box 408, 54128 SKÖVDE, 12:30 (Swedish)
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Available from: 2016-06-16 Created: 2016-06-15 Last updated: 2016-06-16Bibliographically approved

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