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About NASNMedia Room    September 3, 2015

The National Association of School Nurses is a non-profit specialty nursing organization, organized in 1968 and incorporated in 1977, representing school nurses exclusively. NASN has more than 15,000 members and 50 affiliates, including the District of Columbia and overseas.
The NASN mission is to advance school nurse practice to keep students healthy, safe and ready to learn.

Recent News Releases

NASN Provides Back-to-School Checklist for Families and School Nurses - Better Health. Better Learning.(TM) Your 2015-16 Back-to-School Toolkit
7/1/2015 12:00:00 PM

National Association of School Nurses Issue Policy Statements on Substance Use Prevention and Intervention
6/30/2015 12:00:00 PM

School Nurses have Knowledge and Education to Safely Manage Emergent Situations in Schools

National Association of School Nurses Taps Delaware School Nurse as New President at Annual Conference
6/27/2015 12:00:00 PM

School Nurses Build a Foundation for Student Health and Education Better Health. Better Learning.

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Recommended Reading

2013 School Nurse Survey Summary Article
This article provides a summary of the characteristics of school nurses and some of their key activities. It also evaluates the possible impact of those results on NASN. (2014). Access the article in the NASN School Nurse

School nurse shortage grow as budgets shrink
Among nurses' responsibilities is caring for the estimated 3 million children with food allergies
By: Alison DeNisco (January 2014). Access the article from District Administration.

School Nurses: Supporting Education, Advancing Student Health
Why are school nursing services important?  What role do school nurses play in the delivery of health services?  What is the current student health landscape?  Where does NASN fit in? (2014). Access the document from NASN.

Charting nursing’s future: Unlocking the potential of school nursing: Keeping children healthy, in school, and ready to learn.
(2010).  Access the article from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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