Association of Camp Nurses - ACN working for healthier camp communities by supporting the practice of camp nursing
ACN Camp Nurse Research and References

More References Supporting Camp Nursing Practice

American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on School Health (2000). Health appraisal guidelines for day camps and resident camps. Pediatrics, vol. 105 (no. 3), 643-644.

American Diabetes Association (2004). Diabetes care at diabetes camps: Position statement. Diabetes Care, 27: S129-131.

This annual update of standards is not substantially different from previous years. According to the statement, the diabetes camp experience is described as a short-term activity with associated increased physical activity. The goals of glycemic control, therefore, are more related to avoidance of hypoglycemia. Long-term adjustments should be discussed with the local physician.

Auerbach, P.S. (Ed)(2001). Wilderness Medicine. St. Louis: Mosby.

Backer, H.D., Bowman, W.D., Paton, B.C., Steele, P., & Thygerson, A. (1998). Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care for Remote Locations. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlet.

Bloch, J.R. (2001). Camp nursing: Can children with asthma safely attend a regular outdoor day camp? Pediatric Nursing, 27 (5), 463-467.

Clark, M.J. (1995). Using a public health nursing model to assess and plan for health needs at a summer day camp. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 12 (4), 199-210.

Coutellier, C., & Henchey, K. (2000). Camp is For the Camper: A Counselor's Guide to Youth Development. Martinsville, IN: American Camp Association.

Elliott, T., Elliott, B., & Bixby, M. (2003). Risk factors associated with camp accidents. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 14 (1), 4-8.

Forgey, W.W. (2001). Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for Wilderness Emergency Care. Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press.

Hauser, S.C. (1996). Nature’s Revenge: The Secrets of Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Poison Sumac, and Their Remedies. New York: Lyons & Burford.

Lundy, J. L. (2002). Using the internet to build community and provide clinical practice guidelines for camp nurses. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Nova southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Maheady, D.C. (1991). Camp nursing practice in review. Pediatric Nursing, 17 (3), 247-250.

McMillan, N. (2001). Camper Care: Counselor Quick Reference. Raleigh, NC: Camper Care, Inc.

Neinstein, L.S. (Ed.)(1996). Adolescent Health Care. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.

Ontario Camping Association (1994). Running an effective camp health centre. (Video) Aurora, ONT: Valmedia Communications

Pravda, M. (1995). Homesickness: Dispelling the myths. Camping Magazine. 67 (4), 18-20.

Pravda, M., & Weiland, J. (1989). Off to Camp! Cincinnati, OH: JSP Publishing.

Rauckhorst, L., & Aroian, J.F (1998). Children's Use of Summer Camp Health Facilities: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 13 (4).

Reynolds, E., and Bauer, H. (2003). West nile virus: A clinical commentary for the camp health care community. Camping Magazine, 76 (2), 12-16.

Roswal, G.M., Dowd, K.J., & Byrum (Eds)(1997). Including people with disabilities in camp programs. Martinsville, IN: American Camp Association.

Schimelpfenig, T., & Lindsey, L. (1991). NOLS Wilderness First Aid. Lander, WY: NOLS.

Vickery, D.M., & Fried, J.F. (2001). Take Care of Yourself. Cambridge: Perseus.