Blogs and Announcements

I am excited that Scott Nine, Assistant Superintendent, Office of Education Innovation and Improvement, Oregon Dept. of Education, reached out and asked OSNA to share this job opportunity. The posting ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Katherine Park and Robin Wallin about the article, "Preparing for a School-Located COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic." Learn more about this article ...
School Nurse wanted in New Palestine, Indiana for Southern Hancock Community Schools,  see this link for more details and the  application:  https://www.applitrack.com/southernhancock/onlineapp/defa ...
The OHA 2021 Oregon School Nurse Survey  closes this Friday, June 18th. Many thanks to everyone who has already completed it! If you haven't yet, please take a moment today. It helps us to tell the ...
This author is presenting a session at Virtual NASN2021 titled Call to Action: School Nurses Supporting Healthy Students and a Healthy Planet . School nurses work to ensure clean, safe places for ...
This NASN School Nurse Chat podcast features NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck Dr. Marc Brackett.  Dr. Brackett is the Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and is the keynote speaker ...
This NASN School Nurse Chat podcast features NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck and Carson Tate. Tate is a Productivity Expert & Life Coach who is speaking at Virtual NASN2021; her session is titled ...
Nurses are the first people doctors trust to help the patients during emergencies and on their regular visits. Remote jobs for registered nurses are a new concept that is gaining popularity in the past ...
You log off your computer after a long day of work and immediately start thinking about your day and all of the things that did not go well or you did wrong. You scanned that document upside down. You ...
NASN's Nursing Education and Practice Specialist, Lead Nurse Conference Planner, Jade Blaffey had a chance to ask Baldwin Cunningham some questions. Mr. Cunningham is presenting a general session titled ...
How are you feeling? Really, how have you been feeling? It’s not a simple question. Nor is there a simple response. Perhaps, like most people, you have you been riding a roller coaster ride of emotions ...
This NASN School Nurse Chat podcast features NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck & Dr. Byron McClure.  Dr. McClure is a National Certified School Psychologist who is speaking at Virtual NASN2021; ...
The FASN encourages school nurses across Florida to reach out to Superintendents and School Board members to find out how their district plans to use the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School ...

Using the WSCC Model

School nurse involvement with school wellness policies is critical to ensure the overall health and well-being of students are addressed – beyond nutrition and physical activity.  A course in the NASN ...
Can I Send My Student to School Designed for school nurses to share with families, this interactive tool is based on CDC COVID-19 guidance and designed to guide families through assessing when their ...
The Indiana Association of School Nurses is planning for their annual in person conference this year November 17th and 18th at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in  Noblesville Indiana - see the Save ...
Greetings, school nurses. Thank you for all you are doing! As we move into the final days of to school year, please help us share your incredible work , as well as informing state plans to support ...
Please join us for the Special Topics Cafe on June 2 at 3:30, where we will have an opportunity to provide feedback on Ready Schools Safe Learners guidance as part of the ODE engagement process. The meeting ...
The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) supports vaccination against COVID-19.  On May 10, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for ...
School Nurse Delegation During a Pandemic Keeping Students Safe, School Health Improved, and Licenses Intact By Ruth Hansten RN MBA PhD FACHE   As if you don’t have enough to attend ...
Congratulations to Tracey Akers, School Nurse Administrator of the Year for 2020-21!  Tracey has been the School Nurse coordinator for Warsaw Schools since 2010.  She is an active member of IASN currently ...
Greeting Nurses! We want to give you an update on the plan for gathering School Nurse input for future iterations of RSSL. First and foremost we want to make you aware that this process will start ...
Join me and our NASN President Laurie Combe in supporting the NASN Endowment Fund with the purchase of this beautiful conference-themed scarf!  If you didn't already purchase one with your conference registration, ...
Building on the best of last year and making this year better than ever! In keeping with NASN’s customer and member-focused content delivery approach, Virtual NASN2021 will offer more opportunities ...
Some of you may complete these surveys and never see the results from them, so we wanted to share: The 2019 Texas School Health Services Survey was conducted by the Department of State Health Services ...
From: Jack Carey Phone: 504-206-9741 Email:  jack@liveoakcamp.com Hello: We operate Live Oak Camp ( www.liveoakcamp.com ), a sleep-away summer camp near Wiggins, Mississippi, from June 26-July ...
For Immediate Release May 13, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES PLAN TO INVEST ...
For Immediate Release May 11, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL NURSES SUPPORTS MORE NURSES ...
On May 7, 2021, a media advisory was released by Preston Group Strategic Advisors on behalf of NASN.  The media advisory is located on Newswire . #PressRelease
On behalf of the Florida Association of School Nurses, we send best wishes for National School Nurse Day - May 12, 2021. This has been an exceptionally challenging year for all School Nurses. Your hard ...
NASN is very excited about getting together for NASN2021. This is NASN's annual event that brings together school nurses and others in the school community. We are ready to gather, to celebrate and to ...
Managing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder requires a team effort: Parents, teachers, health professionals, and school nurses all play a vital role in helping kids with ADHD reach their full potential. ...
Phobia in kids is a condition in which kids suffer from an intense fear of an object or situation that prolongs for an extended period and has no rational cause. Sometimes, the conditions are deeply distressing, ...
Martha Dewey Bergren, editor of The Journal of School Nursing , interviews author April Ancheta to discuss the article, "The Impact of Positive School Climate on Suicidality and Mental Health Among LGBTQ ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Angela M. McPhillips and Mary Nasuta about the article, "ECHO Telementoring Applied to Managing Students With Seizures: The Benefits for School ...
The Delaware School Nurse Association presents:  Our Annual Spring Celebration for National School Nurse Day...Virtually! Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:30pm-7:30pm Register via eventbrite
NASN applauds the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) announcement that it will initiate rulemaking to prohibit sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars (including menthol-flavored cigars). This ...
NASN is excited to announce that as part of NASN’s 2021 plan to celebrate School Nurse Day on May 12, we are planning a social media campaign to help educate our stakeholders on the important role ...
DHHEOC@la.gov Apr 24, 2021, 10:17 AM (3 days ago) to 04/24/2021 10:15:29 AM Message ...
Join us for the 2021 Annual Summer Conference in Sioux Falls.  On July 19th -21st be a star in the front line of information.   Learn best evidence-based nursing practices from a variety of health ...

NASN Tribute Video

Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses.   National School Nurse Day was established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational ...
Officer John Hartman #48, Community Education Division- Delaware City Police Dept., School Resource Officer - OSROA Board of Directors-VP has written the attached letter in support of OH School Nurse Licensure ...
Mark your calendars now for the 2021 Annual PIPSN Business Meeting. The PIPSN leadership is scheduling a Zoom PIPSN Business Meeting, which open to school nurses who are employed by or retired from ...

National School Nurse Day

May 12, 2021
NASN's School Nurse Day toolkit can be used in schools and communities to help spread the word about School Nurse Day, May 12. The toolkit includes social media posts, images, and information to help celebrate ...

Register now for NASN 2021

Join us at the NSASN Spring Conference on May 15th from 8am-1pm and earn 3.5 CEUs! Our theme is School Nurses United for a New Tomorrow and our speakers are: Laurie Combe , MN, RN, NCSN, President ...
Do you need some resources to help you justify your attendance to NASN's Annual Conference? The Virtual NASN2021 Justification Toolkit will help you request support to attend the event. We look forward ...
DHHEOC@la.gov Apr 15, 2021, 3:33 PM (16 hours ago) to 04/15/2021 03:31:17 PM Message Urgency:  HIGH ...
NASN has released registration options and rates . For those submitting a purchase order, NASN has also released a printable registration form. Purchase orders and forms may be submitted to NASN at membership@nasn.org ...
Dr. Kate King received her BSN from the University of Akron (1982); her MS-Major in Nursing from The Ohio State University (1990); and her DNP from Otterbein University (2019). Her educational and professional ...
Let’s have fun bringing attention to the need for school nurse data by posting data-themed photos on Instagram! Funders who support NASN want to see school nurse data. Collecting, analyzing, and disseminating ...
Greetings, I am so proud to post this exciting news about one of our former school nurses, Danielle Guillory. Associate Professor Guillory will serve on the National Association of School Nurses Diversity ...
The 2021 Spring OSNA conference is just around the corner.  Visit our event website to register!! This conference is a unique opportunity for learning which is critical to advancing our school nursing ...
Decent healthcare is a cause of stress and concern for many. It’s pretty much a case of hefty monthly premiums or going without any health cover at all. On the other hand, health care sharing can save ...

OSNA Updates

Greetings nurse colleagues, What a whirlwind this school year has been so far for all of us as we work to keep our school populations informed and healthy in the midst of a global pandemic with frequently ...
In this 2-part series of NASN School Nurse Chat, NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck is joined by youth leader Alyssa Williams, researcher Dr. Karen Wilson, physician Dr. Jose Torradas & NASN Nursing ...
Announcing our School Nurse of the Year for this school year is Joyce McKinney from Brownstown Central Community School Corporation!  Read all about Joyce in the article from her local newspaper in the ...