Blogs and Announcements

In the Ignite presentation at this year’s NASN Virtual Conference (link to presentation here) , I shared how to serve the needs of school communities during the Coronavirus pandemic through distance ...
The following announcement is posted on behalf of Dorian Vicente, MSN, RN, NJ-CSN President NJSSNA ************************************************************************************************************************* ...
It was distinct a pleasure to participate in the NASN 2020 Virtual Conference in July. During a time of incredible grief and loss, a message of hope and healing for students and school personnel ...
It was such a joy to connect with all of you during my session, “POWER HOUR: Handling Bullying Culture in Schools and on Nursing Teams!” I so appreciate your attending my session. During the chat session, ...
Toppling the Tyrant: The Bully at Work By Donna Clark Love      Thank you for attending my session, “Toppling the Tyrant: The Bully at Work”.  I wish I could have seen you all in person, but ...
DHHEOC@la.gov 08/11/2020 09:31:41 AM Message Urgency:  HIGH     This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency ...
COVID has put the health of students front and center and has thrust school nurses into the spotlight. School nurses are being asked to do the near impossible, without adequate personal protective equipment ...
During our session for NASN2020 Screenagers: It's a Blaancing Act panel, we weren't able to get to all the questions during the live Q&A. So here are a few more responses to the questions that was ...
School nurses asked for guidance on how to address chronic absenteeism this coming school year. Questions have included: should we track it? How do we track attendance for virtual school? and How do we ...
We had an amazing Legislative Committee meeting yesterday and continued work on 2 important initiatives. There are so many ways you can support this work, but the important first step would be to complete ...
Hello Colleagues, Thanks so much for attending my session, School Nursing Delegation: Do’s and Don’ts of the D-Word. I wish we could have been together and I could have seen your smiling(?) faces ...
Field Trip Toolkit Post Session Follow up Thank you for attending or listening to my session on meeting the health needs of students on field trips. During the session, there were multiple “chats” ...
UPCOMING ONLINE WORKSHOP: SCHOOL NURSE ROLE IN COMMUNICABLE DISEASE MITIGATION Do you have questions about school re-opening? Do you need tools for your work supporting schools? Join other nurses working ...
It was such a pleasure to connect with each of you during the closing keynote, Taking Your Seat at the Table: Be Brave, Be Dynamic, Make it Count!   As promised, I am answering the questions here that ...
From:   DHHEOC@la.gov  < DHHEOC@la.gov > Sent:  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:31 PM Subject:  Louisiana Health Alert Network (LA HAN)--Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions, Disposition ...
NASN convened a coalition of health, public health and education organizations to inform safer school reopening . As a result, a letter requesting funding for a safer return to school was sent to ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2020 Contact person: Jennifer McNally National Association of School Nurses jmcnally@nasn.org / 703-863-2991 printable version NASN Releases Safer Return to School ...
It is with a lot of thoughtful consideration and intensive discussion that the Executive Board of the Indiana Association of School Nurses has decided to cancel this years in person annual conference ...
If you are looking for resources for school planning regarding re-entry during the COVID-19 crisis, click on the "Resource" tab and in the drop-down box, click on "State Resource Links." And remember, ...
The following announcement is posted on behalf of Dorian Vicente, MSN, RN, NJ-CSN President NJSSNA ************************************************************************************************************************* ...
By now, the advantages of advertising your business on social media must be quite obvious. The target markets are massive and easily accessible; advertising costs are affordable, and everyone wants to ...
When you’re looking at setting up a new office space, there are several important elements to consider. Your choices will impact your business, so it is incredibly important to select a space that supports ...
Check out the offerings to earn CEU's from our partners at the Immunization Coalition: UPCOMING WEBINARS: Vaccine Facts and Fallacies: How to tell the difference Date: July 14, 2020 ...
Homeowners have access to a comprehensive selection of custom window blinds, window shades and drapes from top manufacturers. If you’re redecorating your home, and you’d like some expert help, you can ...
If you're eligible for Medicare A, B and D, you're eligible for supplementary plans. However, depending on the state you live in, you may face a waiting period to cover pre-existing conditions. It's ...
NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck & NASN Nursing Education & Practice Specialist/Lead Nurse Conference Planner Jade Bland-Slaffey speak with Virtual NASN2020 Closing Keynote Speaker Liz ...
It is thrilling to be watching Nina's induction as a NASN Fellow! I am amazed by all she has done. Thank you, Nina, for all of your work on behalf of school nurses and the students we serve
Greetings! OSNA President, Heather Godsey will be a panelist representing OSNA on a three-part Return-To-School webinar series hosted by the Oregon Health Forum, with the first session occurring this ...
Medicare Advantage Plans offer a private insurance alternative for people enrolled in Medicare, a government health care program for retirees and the elderly. Sometimes referred to as Medicare Part ...
MSNA is saddened to hear an effective advocate for Mississippi students and Mississippi School Nurses passed away. The School Nurse community knows Mary Sprayberry (pictured in the middle) as one of the ...
Virtual NASN2020 is only nine days away, and we want to get you ready and pumped up for the various conversations and dialogues that we will be having throughout the event. In this podcast, you will hear ...
“There is nothing more important to the health of our children than the health of our planet.”.   With this assertion, Janis Hogan, Maine’s National Association of School Nurses, (NASN), Director, captures ...
Virtual NASN2020 is only 16 days away, and we want to get you ready and pumped up for the various conversations and dialogues that we will be having throughout the event. In this podcast, you will hear ...
Get ready for Virtual NASN2020 with this podcast highlighting my closing session Taking Your Seat at the Table: Be Brave, Be Dynamic, Make it Count!  It will be broadcast on July 3, 2020 at 2:50 ...
Toxic relationships are becoming a common feature of modern-day life with rapidly changing lifestyles and social standards. Many people are finding themselves in negative relationships that could potentially ...
Business owners want first time impressions for visitors to turn into lasting, positive impressions. One way to impress new visitors is to offer a warm welcome and hospitality. Another way to create ...
The following announcement is posted on behalf of Dorian Vicente, MSN, RN, NJ-CSN President NJSSNA ************************************************************************************************************************* ...
Virtual NASN2020 is almost here!  Join me, Donna Clark Love, at the conference; but hear a bit about my sessions now in this podcast. I have two sessions; both on Thursday, July 2, 2020.  The first ...

Town Hall Meeting

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After working with partners, including school nurses, ODE has generated guidance which will facilitate schools’ planning for re-entry in the fall. The ODE press  release states that “ Ready Schools, ...
This podcast features a discussion about student mental health and digital technology usage in the times of COVID-19.  Join me, Adebisi Adebowale in an exploration of the impact it will have when schools ...
Working from home offers a number of perks but if you don’t have any kind of routine, you tend to be less productive. What you choose to do in the first 60 to 90 minutes of your day matters. Start the ...
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of  The Journal of School Nursing , and author Ariel Smith discuss the article, "Parent Communication and Bullying Among Hispanic Adolescent Girls." Learn more about ...
Mark your calendars now for the 2020 Annual PIPSN Business Meeting. The PIPSN leadership is scheduling on a Zoom Business Meeting open to school nurses who are employed by a Private, Independent, or ...
The Ohio Association of School Nurses is pleased to endorse and release the Ohio Guidelines for School Re-entry for School Nurses and school administrators to plan for return to schools in the midst of ...
Recent events have led to difficult conversations about race in this country. NASN's position brief, " Eliminate Racism to Optimize Student Health and Learning ," aims to help you with these conversations ...
School nurses are front line healthcare providers, serving as the bridge between the health care and education systems. School nurses serve as public health sentinels for schools as well as their communities. ...
Good morning Louisiana School Nurses,  Please find the information below to learn about MIS-C. This information from the CDC. Very good webinar on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children ...
OSNA is offering three additional sessions of the online workshop Social Determinants and AcuityStrategies (1hr 45min). Space is limited, so register ASAP! Thursday, May 28, 2020 @ Noon Friday, May ...
SNOW Member Representation Amy Norton MLS-H, MPA, MPH, BSN, RN, SNOW President, SNC Administrator ESD 105   Operation Facilities Work Group Lynn Nelson MSN, RN, NCSN, WA State NASN Rep, SNC Administrator ...
     I am a married, forty one year old mother of two boys that are fourteen and eleven years old. I have been home caring for my family for the past four years and just realized recently it’s time to ...
Athletes frequently face the challenge of whether to build strength or endurance when they want both. Knowing how to get this right theoretically is a lot easier than achieving a physical balance between ...
CBD is the word on everyone’s lips at the moment. It seems that everyone has a story about how it has helped them or someone they know to treat a medical condition. How it works and why is still the ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists people with diabetes among those at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 .  NASN is one of the 50 partner organizations supporting the JDRF-Beyond ...
You may have a unique opportunity to attend the National NASN conference virtually!  The cost this year is much more reasonable for registration and there are no added costs of air fare or hotel!   Check ...
All acuity workshop spaces this week are filled. NO WORRIES, though. Additional dates for later next week will be announced on Monday!  We are thrilled to offer more Social Determinants and Acuity Strategies ...
A three-part educational series.  School nurses will learn from an experienced school teacher and administrator.  Below are the titles in the series.  Each part has .75 CNE contact hours. The Power ...
As promised, here are the registration links for the   OSNA Online Workshop: Social Determinants and Student Acuity Strategies.  Remember, the sessions are limited to 30 participants, but we will schedule ...
Dear Members, Our partnership with ADANE (American Dairy Association NE) continues through this unprecedented times. To support our Membership and our promise of continuing education, a new webinar  ...