Blogs and Announcements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2020 MEDIA CONTACTS: Dan Tierney: 614-644-0957 Breann Almos: 614-799-6480 Personal Protective Equipment Needed; New COVID-19 ...
Yesterday, March 25, 2020, NASN sent a letter to Congressional leaders asking them to consider students health needs in future stimulus.  Select the image to view or print the entire letter
Resources mentioned in Laurie's message: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Resources NASN Learning Cente
Dear nurse colleagues,  We hope this message finds you and your family well. As mentioned in our previous communication, OSNA and our state partners are committed to bringing you timely and relevant ...

Uncertain Times and NASN2020

NASN knows this is an uncertain time and does not want to appear insensitive to the current pandemic.  We have taken our NASN home page banner down temporarily.  However, we are also mindful of the role ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2020 Ohio Issues "Stay at Home" Order; New Restrictions Placed on Day Cares for Children (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor ...

School Nurses Want to Help...

There have been several inquiries regarding how Wisconsin's school nurses may be able to help with needs surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic while schools are not in session. We have been given the following ...
This is my first blog post. I am a CSN at Monessen School District in Western PA. We are a tiny district with about 750 kids PK-12, and a VERY small budget. We only had 4 cases of gloves and 2 partially ...
Have some time this week? Learn with NASN! Given the role of emotional health in children leading to academic success and the importance of attending to the whole child, this program has been developed ...

COVID-19 Resources

Please find the following resources to help you in the days ahead: Community Updates - Texas Dept of State Health Services   Situation Summary - CDC World Health Org - Coronavirus Johns Hopkins Interactive ...
March 17, 2020 The Oregon School Nurses Association looks forward every year to bringing nurses together from around the state at our two-day spring conference. The spring conference has traditionally ...
Visit NASN's website for national resources from NASN, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more. Resource page updated frequently. COVID-19 Resource Pag

Vote Now in NASN's Elections

The online ballot is open and will remain open through April 15,2020. Meet the candidates and vote today
Please check our these evidence based sources of reliable health information on the Coronavirus from NASN:  Coronavirus Disease 2019 Resources (COVID-19)   Indiana State Department of Health:  Indiana's ...
Overcoming addiction is not easy – in fact, it is often painful and extremely taxing on the person. However, no price is too high to pay for the benefit of a healthier, more whole person on the other ...

NASN2020 and Coronavirus Update

NASN2020 and Coronavirus Update We know you may have questions about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and what it means for you as an attendee of NASN2020. As the situation evolves, NASN will continue ...
Good Afternoon All It is with a very heavy, disappointed heart that I have to ask that each of you cancel your rooms at the Golden Nugget immediately.  We are having a very difficult time cancelling ...

UPDATE - LSNO Conference

3.13.2020 at 10:40 AM Good Morning All We are currently working on logistics with the Golden Nugget on how to proceed in postponing our Professional Growth Seminar.  Please understand that we have ...

Nominations Open

Nominations are open for School Nurse of the Year, School Nurse Administrator of the Year, and School Nurse Advocate of the Year.  Nominations and all supporting documents must be received by April 10, ...

LSNO Conference 2020

Good Evening All I wanted to reach out to all of you as we continue to prepare for LSNO's Annual Professional Growth Seminar at the Golden Nugget next week, with registration starting on Tuesday and ...
Our local Middle/HS, U-32 is working towards a plan to continue education if there is a shut down of our school.  I was wondering if there are any resources that discuss what role a nurse might play ...
Dear NJSSNA Members: Given the ongoing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, with the full support of the Executive Board, the New Jersey State School Nurse Association has made the difficult decision ...
Data submitted for the 2018-19 school year is now available. Two resources are available; an infographic of the national results, and a fillable infographic form school nurses can use to compare state, ...
Diane Miller, MEd, BSN, RN, LSN, is Ohio’s School Nurse of the Year for 2020. She has been a school nurse for Dayton Public Schools (DPS) in southwest Ohio for the past 28 years, currently covering an ...
NASN2020 is scheduled for June 30-July 3, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  NASN knows travel is likely on your mind.  NASN is monitoring developments and has your health and safety in mind. The situation ...

School Guidance for COVID-19

Good morning,  Please visit the CDC website to learn about the guidance for the COVID-19 in the school setting. The guidance talks about ways to be proactive to decrease the spread of the coronavirus. ...
Thursday afternoon, Governor Mike DeWine held a news conference along with Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, MD, MPH, and others to talk about the state's preparedness and education efforts ...
In this lastest NASN School Nurse Chat podcast, NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck, Executive Director of the Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation Kim Hollander, and school nurse & adjunct ...
Agenda: MSNA 2020 Conferenc
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors Elizabeth Lloyd-Richardson, Penelope Hasking and Stephen Lewis about their 2-part article, "Addressing Self-Injury in Schools." Learn more ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Visit the CDC website for the latest information . ...
Are you unable to travel to Las Vegas to attend NASN2020, the NASN Annual Conference? If so, the livestream option may be for you! With the livestream option, you can still hear about top trending topics ...
Two years ago, NASN requested that a "millennial" nurse from each state affiliate attend the Leadership Academy, a pre-conference session at the NASN Annual Conference in Baltimore. This was an effort ...
Here is current information about the novel coronavirus as of Feb. 18, 2020. Please use this information to inform your school community about the current situation here in Ohio. ...
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of The Journal of School Nursing, and author Laura Gultekin discuss the article, "Health Risks and Outcomes of Homelessness in School-Age Children and Youth: A Scoping Review ...
For the first time, OSNA is offering a post coference session, Youth Mental Health First Aid.   Join a small group of 25 participants in the Youth Mental Health First Aid course, designed to teach adults ...
Are you on the fence about OSNA membership. Check out the scholarship opportunities !

Mumps Cases at LSU

This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency Operations Center (LDH EOC). Please share and distribute with relevant stakeholders and partners through your own distribution channels. ...

The wait is over!

NASN2020 registration and room block are now open.
From the Department of Health: BACKGROUND Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common throughout the world. These viruses, at times, can evolve and infect people, then spread through human-to-human ...
"Take those old records off the shelf" and start ROCKIN’ on the RIVER to WELLNESS!   The Northeast Region of the Ohio Association of School Nurses is this year's host region.  NEOASN ...

Phone Outage

NASN’s headquarters is experiencing a phone outage today, February 3, 2020. We expect to have service restored on February 4th. In the meantime, please refer to the staff directory for topic-related ...
As educators around us think about “disrupted learners,” social emotional learning, and trauma informed care, they often make an assumption that the most important solution to the challenges facing students ...
Nomination is now open for WASN's annual recognition of excellence in school nursing and school nursing programs. Please consider nominating a school nurse for the Wisconsin Association of School Nurses ...
Registration Form: Mississippi School Nurse Association 2020 Conference Membership Form: Mississippi-National Association of School Nurses Membership Form Agenda: 2020 Conference For questions regarding ...

Capitol Day 2020

Left: Connie Board Right: Donnis Harris Pictured above are two Mississippi School Nurses who attended Capitol Day on January 22, 2020. Capitol Day is a perfect time to educate lawmakers about school ...

School Nurse Position

We are looking for a school nurse to become part of the family at Harriet Tubman Charter School. The school is open-enrollment PreK-8, and is located in the Algiers neighborhood on the Westbank in New ...

Save the Date!

November 6-8th TSNO Annual Conference, at The Westin Galleria in Houston, TX.  Friday 2:30p.m. Nursing Jurisprudence followed by Opening Reception with Vendors that evening. We hope to see you there
You can't exist in our modern world without knowing about DNA. Deoxyribonucleic Acid, or DNA, are the building blocks that make you up. Everyone living thing, from humans to fungus, has the same types ...
Ohio Department of Health classifies 2019-novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) immediately reportable disease You may have been hearing about Coronavirus in the news. Director Acton of the Ohio Department of ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors MaryAnn Strawhacker about her article, "Medical Cannabis and School: Separating Fact From Fiction." Learn more about this article by ...
As NASN sets our sights on the 2020 NASN Annual Conference, we remember  some of the highlights listed below from NASN2019 and invite you to  join us this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada for NASN2020 ...
NASN is now accepting nominations to recognize organizations or individuals who have continually supported or uniquely contributed to NASN, and to recognize an individual who has given outstanding service ...
Paul’s Law, a law governing seizure management for primary and secondary school aged children, has been signed into law by Governor Murphy and is effective immediately. Review the bill, please note [bracketed] ...
LSNO Professional Growth Seminar March 17-20, 2020 Golden Nugget Lake Charles, LA 2020_Registration_Form.pdf 2020_LSNO_Brochure.pdf
The CBD industry is flourishing and Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the many compounds produced by the cannabis plant, is being used by an increasing number of people. There are many known benefits for CBD ...
Dr. Callahan-Lyon addresses the multi-year roadmap to better protect youth – with an emphasis on the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. Topics to be covered include regulatory policies on addiction, appeal, ...
Human trafficking is occurring in various forms across the nation based on the advanced accessibility of technology and social media. Learn how to identify students at risk for human trafficking in your ...
The NASN2020 Exhibitor Prospectus provides details on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at the NASN annual conference.  Learn more about reaching school nurses with information about your product ...
March 9-13, 2020, Orlando, FL Early bird deadline December 16, 2019. HIMSS20 brings you the world-class education, cutting-edge products and solutions, and unique networking opportunities you need to ...