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Thank you, school nurses

A message from NASN President, Linda Mendonca.
School Nurse-Led Case Management (SNLCM) – Application of the Nursing Process Co-presented by NASN’s past president, Beth Mattey, school nurses will refresh their perspective about how the application ...
Become familiar with the candidates stepping forward to lead NASN . All candidates have completed the nominating committee process. In the upcoming election, NASN members will select a vice ...
This fall, NASN is releasing a new online program or course every week in, what we are calling, the Lunch and Learn Series .  What makes the programs in this series different from the other courses ...
VSP® Eyes of Hope® is looking for stories about how you’ve leveraged Sight for Students® gift certificates to care for the visual health and overall wellbeing of your students. If you have a story ...
Deadline extended from October 15th to October 25th NASN members are invited to apply for one of three NASN scholarships.  The deadline is October 25, 2021. Endowment Education Scholarship Purpose: ...
For Immediate Release October 14, 2021 Contact:  Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version Two in Three Parents of Children Ages ...
The Journal of School Nuring Editor, Martha Bergren, interviews author Ellen McCabe to discuss their article, " Factors Associated With School Nurses’ Self-Efficacy in Provision of Asthma Care and Performance ...
Social isolation and school closures have added a lot of stressors to children’s lives. You can help them cope and keep them S.A.F.E. through SUPPORT, ACTION, FACTS, and ENGAGEMENT. A 2-page resource, ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Catherine F. Yonkaitis, Karen J. Madura and Linda Jeno Vollinger about the article, "School Nursing Associations: Restructuring for Contemporary ...
As two mothers who each lost our young, healthy daughters too soon to meningitis B, we know full well the consequences of this now vaccine-preventable disease. Kim (Coffey), a high school senior, died ...
For Immediate Release: September 24, 2021 Carol Walsh cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version NASN Urges Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee to Include NURSE ...
National School Nurse and Immunization Associations Detail Opportunities for Increasing Adolescent COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination in New Reports Newly released AIM and NASN reports offer actionable measures ...
For Immediate Release                                                                    September 16, 2021 Contact:  Carol Walsh cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version NATIONAL ...
NASN recently launched an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on medication administration.  It provides school nurses with a uniform practice guideline for the administration of medication in schools.  ...
It is NASN's position that prevention, early identification, and intercession on behalf of the child/youth beset by human trafficking are essential to the student’s psychological and physical well-being, ...
It is NASN's position that student behavioral health and wellness must be prioritized for students to successfully access and engage in educational opportunities. It is imperative that school systems respond ...
Data collection looks different due to the COVID-19 pandemic compared to other years. Check out NASN’s Data Collection resources and advice on collecting data to help tell your data story .
The Journal of School Nuring Editor, Martha Bergren, interviews author Christine A. Feeley to discuss their article, "Sleep in Parental Caregivers and Children With Type 1 Diabetes." Learn more about ...
A recording of this town hall hosted on July 20, 2021 and presented by NASN and CDC (the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) can be found in the NASN Learning Center. The town hall features ...
For Immediate Release August 25, 2021 Contact:  Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version CDC Epilepsy Program Awards $1.5m to the National ...
For Immediate Release August 27, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nans.org news release printable version National Association of School Nurses Urges All ...
NASN is grateful to VSP Global® for Sight for Students®, an Eyes of Hope® gift certificate program. This program provides gift certificates for a no-cost eye exam and, if prescribed, new glasses that NASN ...
At its core, school nurse-led case management (SNLCM) involves the highest form of application of the nursing process. While the focus is on students with chronic health conditions, SNLCM can also be applied ...
Kaiser Permanente’s Thriving School’s playbook: “ Planning for the Next Normal at School: Keeping students, staff, and families safe and healthy ” aims to equip school and district leaders with specific, ...
NASN released an infographic that illustrates the results from NASN’s quick poll of more than 1,750 school nurses from across the country. The infographic highlights school nurses key responsibilities ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Bill Marrapese and Jenny M. Gormley about the article, "Reimagining School Nursing: Lessons Learned From a Virtual School Nurse." Learn ...
For Immediate Release July 21, 2021 Contact:  Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version National Association of School Nurses Statement on ...
Martha Dewey Bergren, editor of The Journal of School Nursing , interviews author Bridget Houlahan to discuss their article, "The Promotion of Early School Nurses in Virginia: Learning From Our History ...
For Immediate Release July 9, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version National Association of School Nurses Statement on Updated ...
The COVID-19 Pandemic & Chronic Health Conditions - The School Nurse Role in Promoting Health Equity is an educational offering developed in partnership between the Tennessee Department of Education, ...
The 2021 NASN election results were announced in May and the newly elected officers were installed at the recent Annual Business Meeting. Kate King of Ohio was installed as NASN's President-elect and ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Katherine Park and Robin Wallin about the article, "Preparing for a School-Located COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic." Learn more about this article ...

Using the WSCC Model

School nurse involvement with school wellness policies is critical to ensure the overall health and well-being of students are addressed – beyond nutrition and physical activity.  A course in the NASN ...

COVID-19 Interactive Tools

Can I Send My Student to School Designed for school nurses to share with families, this interactive tool is based on CDC COVID-19 guidance and designed to guide families through assessing when their ...
The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) supports vaccination against COVID-19.  On May 10, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded the emergency use authorization (EUA) for ...
For Immediate Release May 13, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES PLAN TO INVEST ...
For Immediate Release May 11, 2021 Contact: Carol Walsh National Association of School Nurses cwalsh@nasn.org news release printable version NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL NURSES SUPPORTS MORE NURSES ...
On May 7, 2021, a media advisory was released by Preston Group Strategic Advisors on behalf of NASN.  The media advisory is located on Newswire . #PressRelease
Martha Dewey Bergren, editor of The Journal of School Nursing , interviews author April Ancheta to discuss the article, "The Impact of Positive School Climate on Suicidality and Mental Health Among LGBTQ ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews author Angela M. McPhillips and Mary Nasuta about the article, "ECHO Telementoring Applied to Managing Students With Seizures: The Benefits for School ...
NASN applauds the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) announcement that it will initiate rulemaking to prohibit sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars (including menthol-flavored cigars). This ...
NASN is excited to announce that as part of NASN’s 2021 plan to celebrate School Nurse Day on May 12, we are planning a social media campaign to help educate our stakeholders on the important role ...
NASN's School Nurse Day toolkit can be used in schools and communities to help spread the word about School Nurse Day, May 12. The toolkit includes social media posts, images, and information to help celebrate ...
NASN has released registration options and rates . For those submitting a purchase order, NASN has also released a printable registration form. Purchase orders and forms may be submitted to NASN at membership@nasn.org ...
In this 2-part series of NASN School Nurse Chat, NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck is joined by youth leader Alyssa Williams, researcher Dr. Karen Wilson, physician Dr. Jose Torradas & NASN Nursing ...
Can I Send My Student to School : Designed for school nurses to share with parents, this interactive tool, based on CDC COVID-19 guidance, will guide parents through assessing when their child should stay ...
NASN has released its 2019-2020 Annual Report, which includes key information on how school nurses and NASN are leading the way, from the number of students school nurses cared for to the influence of ...
The American Nurses Association (ANA) and 19 nursing and healthcare organizations are joining together to announce a new vaccine education campaign: COVID Vaccine Facts for Nurses . Critical, current, ...
NASN is conducting a needs assessment to better understand a few current practices related to chronic conditions, particularly seizures. We would appreciate you taking a few minutes to answer a few questions ...
The online ballot is open now through April 15, 2021 (11:59 PM Eastern). Cast your ballot .
NASN’s COVID-19 Reference (the evolution of our original COVID-19 Resource page) is now live. This reference site contains condensed information and evidence-based references and resources designed to ...
NASN’s Digital Poster hall features a wide variety of topics ranging from creating a school nurse lending library to supporting substitute school nurses, immunization compliance for children of ESL families ...
Zero-tolerance school disciplinary policies have contributed to the proliferation of exclusionary practices, which increase the risk that minority students will be harmed by the school-to-prison pipeline ...
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 ...