Healthy Vision Month and Free Educational Resources from the National Eye Institute
NASN and the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, have partnered to raise awareness about the importance of overall eye health and early detection and treatment in preventing vision loss. Join NASN and NEI in making vision health a priority at your school.
Learn about Healthy Vision Month.
Order free educational materials (member login required).
Sight for Students, a Vision Service Plan program
NASN is a community partner of Sight for Students. Sight for Student gift certificates are distributed through NASN's members. This program has provided vision services to more than 700,000 children since its inception in 1997 and funded $132 million in free eyewear for low-income, uninsured and underinsured children.
Learn more about this program and how to participate.
Pink Eye Resources
In conjunction with the August celebration of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) teamed up with NASN to arm parents and educators with information to prevent the spread of pink eye in the classroom. Join us by downloading a pink eye awareness poster to put up in your practice.
Get Eye Smart campaign
Vision Screening Tutorial
From the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and NASN - released in 2010.
These videos are designed as a resource for school nurses about how to screen vision, the best practices in school vision screening and why it's important.
Watch online or purchase a copy.
Free eCard Greents from the Children's Eye Foundation
The Children's Eye Foundation is excited to launch its free eCard Greetings, featuring the pediatric-themed winning drawings and photos from its past annual calendar contests. Choose from a wide variety of eCards to reach out and celebrate a special occasion, thank someone, just say hello, or correspond professionally with flair. It's easy and a free service for all!
Access this fun resource for all pediatric‐centered professionals.
Page Last Updated September 2012