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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. E
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 ...
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 ...
NASN members pursuing a post baccalaureate certification or graduate degree may apply for this scholarship now through October 15, 2020 . SCHOLARSHI
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of  The Journal of School Nursing , and author Ariel Smith discuss the article, "Parent Communication and Bullying Among Hispanic Adolescent Girls." Learn more about ...
Recent events have led to difficult conversations about race in this country. NASN's position brief, " Eliminate Racism to Optimize Student Health and Learning ," aims to help you with these conversations ...
School nurses are front line healthcare providers, serving as the bridge between the health care and education systems. School nurses serve as public health sentinels for schools as well as their communities. ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists people with diabetes among those at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 .  NASN is one of the 50 partner organizations supporting the JDRF-Beyond ...
A three-part educational series.  School nurses will learn from an experienced school teacher and administrator.  Below are the titles in the series.  Each part has .75 CNE contact hours. The Power ...
The following individuals have been confirmed in the 2020 NASN election: Re-elected as Vice President: Lynnette Ondeck, MEd., BSN, RN, NCSN, Washington Membership elected Nominating Committee Member: ...
NASN is working quickly to release resources and references for school nurses.  Visit the COVID-19 web page for the following new resources and more . Interim Guidance: Role of the School Nurse ...
NASN School Nurse  Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors Lisa Frey Blume and Shannon Lines about their article, "The Role of the School Nurse in Creating a Vape-Free School." Learn more about ...
School nurses will learn from an experienced school teacher and administrator with over 20 years’ experience. Mr Reddicks will share how to frame school health in terms that principals and superintendents ...
School re-entry is crucial for parents and guardians to go back to work. Having children at home and out of the classroom has caused undue economic and mental stress for families. Please sign NASN's ...
Earlier this year, NASN held a Data4SchoolNurses Media Contest. School nurses were asked to submit, in various mediums, how they used their data. We had wonderful submissions and thank all who participated. ...
Earlier this year, NASN held a Data4SchoolNurses Media Contest. School nurses were asked to submit, in various mediums, how they used their data. We had wonderful submissions and thank all who participated. ...
Earlier this year, NASN held a Data4SchoolNurses Media Contest. School nurses were asked to submit, in various mediums, how they used their data. We had wonderful submissions and thank all who participated. ...
Earlier this year, NASN held a Data4SchoolNurses Media Contest. School nurses were asked to submit, in various mediums, how they used their data. We had wonderful submissions and thank all who participated. ...
Earlier this year, NASN held a Data4SchoolNurses Media Contest. School nurses were asked to submit, in various mediums, how they used their data. We had wonderful submissions and thank all who participated. ...
NASN invites you to participate in a survey to better understand how COVID-19 has impacted health in schools, and the role school nurses are playing during this time. NASN hopes to use the information ...
When schools reopen, it is imperative that school nurses -- frontline healthcare providers -- are present so that students can be healthy, safe and ready to learn at school. Please sign NASN's petition ...
On April 23, 2020, NASN sent a letter to the President of the United States requesting the expansion of school nurses be included in any proposal crafted to help re-open the United State's economy and ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2020 Contact person: Jennifer McNally National Association of School Nurses jmcnally@nasn.org / 703-863-2991 printable version NASN Calls for 10,000 More School ...
Today, April 15, 2020, NASN sent a letter to Ranking Member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee, Senator Patty Murray requesting funding for 10,000 school nurses for the upcoming school ...
Decisions regarding the transfer of materials between school and home are based on evidence on the transmission of COVID19. A new resource from the National Association of School Nurses is intended ...
Since 1972, National School Nurse Day has been set aside to recognize school nurses. National School Nurse Day was established to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational ...
The National Association of School Nurses and the National Association of School Psychologists have updated the document Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - A Parent Resource. Presently, ...
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of  The Journal of School Nursing , and author Alison F. Pittman discuss the article, "Effect of a School-Based Activity Tracker, Companion Social Website, and Text Messaging ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2020 Contact person: Jennifer McNally National Association of School Nurses jmcnally@nasn.org / 703-863-2991 printable version School Nurses: Supporting Students ...
Yesterday, March 25, 2020, NASN sent a letter to Congressional leaders asking them to consider students health needs in future stimulus.  Select the image to view or print the entire letter
Resources mentioned in Laurie's message: Coronavirus Disease 2019 Resources NASN Learning Cente
Have some time this week? Learn with NASN! Given the role of emotional health in children leading to academic success and the importance of attending to the whole child, this program has been developed ...