Date of Graduation

Fall 12-16-2022

Document Access

Project/Capstone - Global access

Degree Name

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)


School of Nursing and Health Professions


MSN project

First Advisor

Susan Mortell

Second Advisor

Cynthia Huff



Problem: The present study investigated the use of Google Classroom and the impact of providing students with basic self-care information on nurse office visit times.

Context: A School nurses are often responsible for multiple schools and a large population of students. These demands pose challenges for school nurses to appropriately serve the student population.

Interventions: Disseminate basic health information on self-care to students via Google Classroom.

Measures: The outcome measure is to make nurse’s office visits less than ten minutes. The data source being chart reviews and the target is 80% of students. The process measure is to increase students’ self-care education. The data source for the process measure is from evaluating student post-test scores from Google Classroom. The balancing measure is maintaining student enrollment in Google Classroom, nurse’s office visits less than ten minutes, and increase student’s self-care education by evaluating student post-test scores. The data source for these balancing measures will be from the Google classroom participation test scores from the Google Classroom and chart reviews. The target for these measures will be to have 10% of students participate and obtain scores of 75% or better and have 80% of nurse office visits less than then minutes per student. Out of the 80 students chosen, 90% participated in this study.

Results: 94.4% of students scored a 75% or higher on post-tests. 90% of the office visits stayed less than 10 minutes.

Conclusion: The implications of implementing health services Google Classroom showed a decrease in the nurse visit times by 10 minutes or less and an increase in self-care knowledge.

Keywords: adolescent health education, technology use in schools, high school attendance rate