Watch Archived Let's Talk Documentation! Webinars
Recordings of our Winter Webinar Series are available at NASN.org. Thank you to all who attended! Access recordings. CNE contact hours are not provided.
Apply for a Scholarship to the AHI School Nursing Summer Conference
One scholarship will be awarded to assist an NASN member with expenses for attendance at an American Healthcare Institute 2014 Advances in School Nursing Summer Conference. The deadline for application is April 15, 2014. Learn more.
Take Advantage of NASN’s Journals Online
Looking for professional articles to implement a new program or support the work you do? It’s easy to access and search current and back issues of The Journal of School Nursing and NASN School Nurse online. Review your access options.
Review Newly Posted Job Opportunities in NASN’s Employment Center
Visit NASN.org for employment postings of interest to school nurses.
School Nurses in the News
Greenwich School Supports Wilton's Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Daily Voice
Parkway School’s nurse was instrumental in the success of a program to raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Students at Parkway School donated more than $3,000 to LLS after a Pennies For Patients collection last month. Read this article.
National News that Matters to YOU
Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label
The FDA is proposing to update the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the United States. If adopted, the proposed changes would include the greater understanding of nutrition science, updated serving size requirements and new labeling requirements for certain package sizes, and a refreshed design. Public comment is open for 90 days. Learn more.
A National Gathering of ‘Green School’ Advocates
Join NASN’s own Dr. Shirley Schantz at the Green Schools National Conference where she will present a breakout session titled "Healthy Environments + Healthy Children = Success - How School Nurses Help the Cause." Come learn how to create a culture of health and wellness in your school. Learn more.
Health Office Toolbox
Resources to Promote Breakfast in School
From the Action for Healthy Kids in recognition of National School Breakfast Week
Breakfast for Healthy Kids
Training tools, success stories and archived webinars.
School Grants for Healthy Kids
Grants ranging from 500 to 5,000 dollars.
School Breakfast: Meeting New Meal Requirements Using Alternative Breakfast Models
A Webinar, Wednesday, April 2nd at 4 p.m. ET.
A Guide for Dental Patients from the American Dental Association
How Medications Can Affect Your Oral Health Over-the-Counter Medications
Students who visit the nurse’s office may be taking over-the-counter or prescription liquid medications for cold symptoms. These contain sucrose to improve the taste but this increases the risk for tooth decay. Encourage students to brush their teeth or rinse with water after taking the medication. Learn more.
National Nutrition Month
Find resources, games for kids, and more from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Visit NASN’s Calendar of Events for upcoming events for school nursing professionals. Upcoming events include:
School Nurse Association of North Carolina
Executive Board Meeting
Mar 7, 2014
Visit Healthfinder.gov for a list of 2014 National Health Observances; special days, weeks, or months dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics.