Title

Implementing 12345 Fit-Tastic: A Tool for Combating Childhood Obesity.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1-2016

Identifier

DOI: 10.1177/1942602X15625644

Abstract

Childhood obesity is epidemic in the United States. School nurses are in a unique position to address weight with the students they serve. This article provides tools for school nurses to be able to conduct an obesity screening, demonstrate the basic skills of motivational interviewing in treatment of obesity in a school age child, and utilize the 12345 Fit-Tastic program in their practice. This article is the seventh and final article in a series on the topic of childhood obesity and the accompanying comorbidities.

Journal Title

NASN Sch Nurse

Volume

31

Issue

2

First Page

90

Last Page

93

MeSH Keywords

Adolescent; Child; Female; Health Promotion; Humans; Male; Pediatric Obesity; School Nursing; United States

Keywords

childhood obesity; healthy lifestyles; school wellness; children; teenagers

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