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School Nurse Day

School Nurses: Better Health.Better Learning.TM Join the Celebration! National School Nurse Day May 11, 2016


Letter from the NASN President

Sample social media messages and celebration images; use these to spread the word on your Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Better Health. Better Learning.TM e-Toolkit

Five Ways a School Nurse Benefits the School

Sample Proclamation; use this template to request a proclamation in your state or town.

News Release

Template Letter-to-the-Editor

Just in time for School Nurse Day!

Maughan, E. D. (2016). Building strong children, Why every student needs a school nurse! American Educator. Spring.
Inform and share with teachers, administrators, and everyone else interested in the health and well-being of children, how and why school nurses are needed to address the social, physical, and mental health needs of students and how school nurses are a positive return on investment, financially and in time spent on instruction.

School Nurse Day Blog Congratulations, Celebrate, and Make a Change!

Poster; hang this in your office or school.

School Nurse Day poster, click to download
School Nurse Day poster, click to download.

National School Nurse Day Background: Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses.

Purpose: National School Nurse Day was established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting.

Date: National School Nurse Day is celebrated on the Wednesday within National Nurse Week and National Nurse Week is always May 6th through May 12th.

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