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Tuberculosis: Handbook for School Nurses

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This handbook provides information concerning the role of school nurses in the prevention, testing, and medical treatment of students with TB. The handbook is divided into three sections: TB Fundamentals with a particular focus on school-aged children; Applying TB Fundamentals in the school setting, which covers issues related to medication administration, treatment adherence, and directly observed therapy (DOT) in the school setting; and Appendices that include risk assessment guidelines, medication side effects, and templates for record keeping.

State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to STI Services

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This information sheet provides an overview of states’ policies on allowing minors to consent to health care, including care related to sexual activity and testing and treatment for STDs and HIV. It provides a table showing which states allow such consent and which states allow physicians to inform parents their children are requesting STD services.

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States

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This information sheet provides an overview of the state of the HIV epidemic in the United States. It touches on key trends and the impact across the country, on women and young people, and racial and ethnic minorities.

HIV Among U.S. Youth 2014

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This infographic illustrates the status of HIV among American youth. It states that youth make up six percent of the people living with HIV in the United States. It also states that schools have direct contact with 50 million youth and that they play an important role in guiding youth to make healthy choices.

It's Your Future. You Can Protect It.

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This poster encourages teens who is sexually active to always use condoms, along with another form of birth control, to prevent pregnancy. It also encourages condom use to prevent transmission of STDs and HIV.

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