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For Immediate Release                                                                    September 16, 2021 Contact:  Carol Walsh cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version NATIONAL ...
NASN recently launched an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on medication administration.  It provides school nurses with a uniform practice guideline for the administration of medication in schools.  ...
It is NASN's position that prevention, early identification, and intercession on behalf of the child/youth beset by human trafficking are essential to the student’s psychological and physical well-being, ...
It is NASN's position that student behavioral health and wellness must be prioritized for students to successfully access and engage in educational opportunities. It is imperative that school systems respond ...
Data collection looks different due to the COVID-19 pandemic compared to other years. Check out NASN’s Data Collection resources and advice on collecting data to help tell your data story .
Registration is now open for TSNO Conference 2021 - Register Here Check out the Brochure Here.
The Journal of School Nuring Editor, Martha Bergren, interviews author Christine A. Feeley to discuss their article, "Sleep in Parental Caregivers and Children With Type 1 Diabetes." Learn more about ...
A recording of this town hall hosted on July 20, 2021 and presented by NASN and CDC (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) can be found in the NASN Learning Center. The town hall features ...
Good Morning School Nurses! OSNA is continuing  Power Hours  and  Special Topics Cafe 's again this year. Power Hour , held on the afternoon of the  3rd Thursday of each month , is an open-ended, ...
For Immediate Release August 25, 2021 Contact:  Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version CDC Epilepsy Program Awards $1.5m to the National ...
For Immediate Release August 27, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nans.org news release printable version National Association of School Nurses Urges All ...
NASN is grateful to VSP Global® for Sight for Students®, an Eyes of Hope® gift certificate program. This program provides gift certificates for a no-cost eye exam and, if prescribed, new glasses that NASN ...
As a black child psychiatrist, I’m often asked about the mental health of black students and/or students of color. My first response? The lived experiences and racial identities of students of color - ...
At its core, school nurse-led case management (SNLCM) involves the highest form of application of the nursing process. While the focus is on students with chronic health conditions, SNLCM can also be applied ...
See the link for this important interview:  Indiana school nurses want parents to understand their daily challenges (fox59.com)
Register now for the IASN conference to be held this November 17th and 18th at the Embassy Suites Noblesville Indiana!  "The Relentless School Nurse" and national known School Nurse, Robin Cogan will be ...
Be the priority for your own emotional well-being. Remember a dysregulated adult cannot help a dysregulated child!✅  I took my own advice and followed my “Be” plan by making my emotional well-being ...
Kaiser Permanente’s Thriving School’s playbook: “ Planning for the Next Normal at School: Keeping students, staff, and families safe and healthy ” aims to equip school and district leaders with specific, ...
NASN released an infographic that illustrates the results from NASN’s quick poll of more than 1,750 school nurses from across the country. The infographic highlights school nurses key responsibilities ...
I hope many of you were able to view " Brothers," a film directed by Mike Norton, my son and Reginald Groff, a professional filmmaker.  It was my honor to share my story with you at NASN2021 and to share ...
Good morning Louisiana School Nurses, Please see the attachment for updated information about mask-wearing from Governor John Bel Edwards. HAN_21-55_Attachment_Temporary_Statewide_Mask_Mandate_Guid ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Bill Marrapese and Jenny M. Gormley about the article, "Reimagining School Nursing: Lessons Learned From a Virtual School Nurse." Learn ...
For Immediate Release July 21, 2021 Contact:  Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version National Association of School Nurses Statement on ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 07/13/21 Media Contact:  Quentina.Timoll@LA.GOV ...
Martha Dewey Bergren, editor of The Journal of School Nursing , interviews author Bridget Houlahan to discuss their article, "The Promotion of Early School Nurses in Virginia: Learning From Our History ...
For Immediate Release July 9, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version National Association of School Nurses Statement on Updated ...
The COVID-19 Pandemic & Chronic Health Conditions - The School Nurse Role in Promoting Health Equity is an educational offering developed in partnership between the Tennessee Department of Education, ...
The 2021 NASN election results were announced in May and the newly elected officers were installed at the recent Annual Business Meeting. Kate King of Ohio was installed as NASN's President-elect and ...
Hello, everyone.I hope summer is being kind to you. It looks like August is shaping up to be full of support for school nurses. I'll share more links and info as dates get closer. For now, here's a save-the-date ...
Past President of IASN, Andrea Tanner interviewed for Washington Post Article:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/06/24/covid-school-nurses-understaffed-students/ Bravo to Andrea for using ...
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 ...
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 ...

COVID-19 Interactive Tools

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, ...
The Texas School Nurse Organization (TSNO) seeks a passionate and visionary Executive Director to join our team.  The executive director will collaborate with TSNO for the management and direction of ...
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 ...