amp;#8220;Kids with special health care needs don't 'fit' into our routine emergency response protocols,” said Jesse Alba, Assistant Chief of Operations for the City of Waukesha Fire Department.
What does SHCN stand for?
SHCN stands for Special Health Care Needs
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We have 2 other meanings of SHCN in our Acronym Attic
- Master Chief Ship's Serviceman (Naval Rating)
- Servant's Heart Camp Ministries (Elizabethtown, PA)
- Specialist in Housing Credit Management
- Specialty Healthcare Management
- Strategic Human Capital Management
- School of Health Care Management and Administration (Russia)
- Seton Hall College of Medicine and Dentistry (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Newark, NJ)
- Safety and Health Commission for the Mining and Other Extractive Industries (United Kingdom)
- Super Heat Conduction Metal Vacuum
- Self-Healing Communications Network
- Stichting Huisdieren Crematorium Nederland (Dutch: Netherlands Foundation for Pets Crematorium; est. 1978; Netherlands)
- Superior Highly Composite Number (mathematics)
- Safety and Health Council of New Hampshire
- Safety and Health Council of Northern New England
- Siberian Husky Club of New South Wales Inc. (Australia)
- Surrey Hills Chamber Orchestra (Australia)
- Shanghai Composite Index
- Shoot Hot Coffee Out of the Nose
- Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (San Francisco, California high school)
- School for Health Care Professions (Regis University, Denver ,Colorado)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In addition, 90% of school-aged children with ASD or other special health care needs used at least one health care service (such as social skills training or cognitive-based therapy), and more than 50% used at least one psychotropic medication.
GAO also analyzed data from the Health Resources and Services Administration-sponsored 2005-2006 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs on barriers to accessing needed services.
Among families caring for children with disabilities (that is, those with functional limitations in one or more domains), the social and economic burden of the child's special health care needs is significant (Bauman, Silver, & Stein, 2006; Boyle, Decoufle, & Yearginallsopp, 1994; Meyers, Lukemeyer, & Smeeding, 1998; Parish & Cloud, 2006; Parish, Cloud, Huh, 8: Henning, 2005; Robbins, Dollard, Armstrong, Kutash, & Vergon, 2008).
35 million over three years to create and operate the National Health Care Transition Center for Youth with Special Health Care Needs.
The block grant helps state health agencies provide an array of public health services to pregnant women, infants and children, including those living with special health care needs.
Nurses administer more than 9,000 medications per year, and 37 percent of students in the district have special health care needs.