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NASN School Nurse Podcast: School Nursing for the Novice: How Do I Begin?

By NASN Inc posted 08-02-2022 10:32


In this NASN School Nurse Podcast, NASN School Nurse Editor Cynthia Galemore interviews authors Cheryl Blake and Gail Trano about the article, "School Nursing for the Novice: How Do I Begin?"

Learn more about this article by reading the abstract below and listening to the podcast.

Obtaining a position as a school nurse is an exciting career opportunity, but the reality of a new position in a new specialty area can quickly lead to anxiety and feeling overwhelmed. Your first thoughts might be, “Can I really do this job?” and “Where and how do I begin?” The answer to these questions will depend on your situation—are you a nurse hired for a previously established school nurse position, or are you the first nurse at your school charged with initiating a school health program? The purpose of this article is to offer guidance for the novice school nurse in establishing a school health program and school nurse office, as well as to encourage and provide direction for the development of your school nursing practice.