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The National Association of School Nurses and American Academy of Pediatrics wrote to Congressional leaders asking them to recognize that school nurses are central for reopening schools during a pandemic. ...
NASN's new resource, Interim Guidance: Role of the School Nurse in COVID-19 Testing in Schools , is designed to help in that determination.  View this document .
CDC recently released toolkits for school personnel to use to consider and implement COVID-19 mitigation strategies in their K-12 schools. This course summarizes current COVID-19 data and statistics, ...
Let's Transform Student Health at NASN2021 We are very excited about getting together for NASN2021 , the National Association of School Nurses' annual event that brings together school nurses and others ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Eileen Moss about the article, "Enhancing Your Virtual Footprint: The School Nurse’s Professional Health Office Website."  The school nurse ...
NASN and SAGE have teamed up to provide NASN members with access to school health and child health articles from a selection of journals published by SAGE. Articles will be available for six months and ...
We encourage students to be physically active, but often forget to encourage students with special needs to get involved with physical activity. They need it for their emotional health, feelings of belonging ...
While school‐sponsored field trips are designed to enhance the educational experience of students, they require planning and special considerations, especially related to the health needs of students. ...
​Protecting children and adults in schools is an important public health and safety measure. The American Heart Association led a national collaboration of key stakeholders to develop a policy statement ...
The pandemic shows the strong needs that we need more school nurses. From the news stories, we could easily see how urgent the needs are. NASN has initiated a campaign Claim Your School to help us identify ...
The sooner a student with cancer returns to school, or continues their learning outside school until they can return, the better his or her chance of academic and social success. It is imperative that ...
NASN has a new School Nurse Chat that focuses on supporting grieving students. One out of 20 children will lose one or both parents before the age of 15. Listen to a powerful message and add resources ...
Danatech was developed to support the technology access and assessment needs of healthcare professionals who care for patients living with diabetes and other chronic conditions. NASN members get complimentary ...
To improve student health and academic outcomes, school nurses must recognize their leadership potential in the provision of health services at the school/district level, their role in supporting school ...
Nurses are role models, educators, and advocates, and can influence the health of patients, families, and communities. However, the overall health of American nurses can often be worse than that of the ...
Grief and trauma following a death is destabilizing for children and, when left unaddressed, can result in problems including increased anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress reactions, aggression, ...
Research shows that students with intellectual/developmental disabilities are five times more likely to be sexually molested or assaulted, are less likely to understand or report the incident, and are ...
Nurse ‐ to ‐ nurse bullying is a problem and it is destructive, pervasive, and has no place in a profession dedicated to caring. While there is no magic wand to completely prevent or end bullying, there ...
More than 2.6 million grandparents are raising almost 6 million grandchildren in the United States. School nurses are in a unique position to work with families to support health and well ‐ being and to ...
The call to action to “ Stop the Bullying ” epidemic has been primarily focused on STUDENT school ‐ wide programs. But ... what do we do when the bully is another faculty member, supervisor, a fellow ...
NASN’s Back-to-School Toolkit has been updated to include new resources specific to COVID-19.  New resources such as flowchart for prioritizing school nursing activities and a 2020-21 school year suggested ...
Emergency or rescue medications are an important life-saving tool in the school nurse’s office. NASN’s new toolkit supports school nurses in implementing evidence-based practice for emergency medication ...
COVID-19 Resources from NASN For Immediate Release December 14, 2020 Contact: Jennifer McNally National Association of School Nurses jmcnally@nasn.org/703-863-2991 news release printable version ...
Join Editor Martha Dewey Bergren as she interviews authors Robin Shannon and Angela McPhillips about their article, “A Model for Developing Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for School Nursing.” ...
Whether you have a permanent seat at the proverbial table, or you have to pull up a folding chair, your voice must be heard. However, it is not just about having a seat at the table that matters, it is ...
Comments to the December 1, 2020 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Emergency Meeting, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. View these comments . #Advocacy
NASN submitted a document to the Biden/Harris transition team asking for school nurses in schools.   View this document . #Advocacy
Every day, the world seems more overwhelming and increasingly stressful. Stress happens whether you want it to or not. This session provides immediate implementable strategies and tools to help you regain ...
This toolkit contains fact sheets, sample forms, sample resources and other resources.  It supports the school nurse role in leading care coordination for students with chronic health conditions.  There ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors Vickie Beckwith and Jennifer Beckwith about the article, " The Role of the School Nurse in Increasing Instructional Time Using Multi-Tiered ...
The delegation of nursing tasks to unlicensed assistive personnel is a complicated and challenging process for school nurses. Learn how delegation of nursing tasks in the school setting can serve to help ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors Vickie Beckwith and Jennifer Beckwith about the article, " The Role of the School Nurse in Increasing Instructional Time Using Multi-Tiered ...
Experience mini bursts of learning from a variety of dynamic speakers on how they are incorporating the Framework in their practice. Hear how they have used the practice model to address the current COVID‐19 ...
Chronic absenteeism has been elevated in importance since 36 states have identified it as part of their state Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plans. This provides a window of opportunity for school nurses ...
Chronic absenteeism is defined as a student having missed more than 10% of a school year, or more than two days per month, and students who are chronically absent are at risk for academic failure and dropout. ...
This detailed document has considerations for vision screening from the National Center for Children’s Vison and Eye Health. It includes reviews from other national organizations, including NASN, who ...
NASN showcased the collaboration between NASN, Healthier Generation, and SHAPE America at the American School Health Association’s 94th Annual Conference on September 30, 2020. Resources resulting from ...
Get to know the candidates who have stepped forward to lead NASN.  All candidates have completed the nominating committee process.  In the upcoming election, NASN members will select a president-elect, ...
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of The Journal of School Nursing, and author J. Mac McCullough discuss the article, "Association of Presence of a School Nurse With Increased Sixth-Grade Immunization Rates ...
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and National Association of School Nurses (NASN) have released Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis in School during COVID-19.  This document contains ...
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Almost all tobacco product use begins during youth and young adulthood. This course focuses on sharing data trends ...
NASN is currently accepting research grant applications . The deadline is October 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
The Center to Champion Nursing in America is a national initiative of the AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which coordinates the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action , ...
Dr. Julia Muennich Cowell, PhD, RN, FNASN, FAAN, JOSN Executive Editor has stepped down from that role. For 11 years, Dr. Cowell led the manuscript and issues management, selection and leadership of the ...
Over the past four years, with CDC funding, NASN has focused on the role of the school nurse role in removing barriers to improve readiness to learn, classroom participation, and academic performance for ...
NASN members seeking financial support to participate in an advocacy education program may apply for this scholarship now through Oct. 15, 2020.
NASN has developed a series of videos to provide fundamental education for the school community. Students, families, and school staff will all benefit from the videos on hand washing, face coverings, ...
The Skills-Based Approach to Managing Chronic Health Conditions in Schools is an interactive program geared toward helping school nurses apply the NASN Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice ...
NASN members pursuing a post baccalaureate certification or graduate degree may apply for this scholarship now through October 15, 2020 . SCHOLARSHIP
The National School Health Data Set: Every Student Counts! invites nurses to submit data that is de-identified in accordance with law and school district policy. Learners who participate in this program ...
NASN School Nurse  Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors Wendy Rau and Megan Lytle about the article, "The Role of the School Nurse in Increasing Instructional Time Using Multi-Tiered Systems of ...
NASN members pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree may apply for this scholarship now through Oct. 15, 2020. SCHOLARSHIP
There is a lot of excitement about the "follow" or "following" feature in the NASN online communities. Before you try using this feature, please get more information in a short video tutorial. You ...
This school year is unique and there is already a lot of stress and concern for school nurses. Should we collect data? The reality is although the activities you do and the data you collect may be ...
The NASN2021 Oral and Poster abstract submission form is officially open. Please note these important updates. Your submission will now include Knowledge Questions and Rationale. You will be asked ...
NASN convened a coalition of health, public health and education organizations to inform safer school reopening . As a result, a letter requesting funding for a safer return to school was sent to Senator ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2020 Contact person: Jennifer McNally National Association of School Nurses jmcnally@nasn.org / 703-863-2991 printable version NASN Releases Safer Return to School ...
NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck & NASN Nursing Education & Practice Specialist/Lead Nurse Conference Planner Jade Bland-Slaffey speak with Virtual NASN2020 Closing Keynote Speaker Liz ...
Virtual NASN2020 is only nine days away, and we want to get you ready and pumped up for the various conversations and dialogues that we will be having throughout the event. In this podcast, you will hear ...
Virtual NASN2020 is only 16 days away, and we want to get you ready and pumped up for the various conversations and dialogues that we will be having throughout the event. In this podcast, you will hear ...