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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 ...
Visit NASN's website for national resources from NASN, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and more. Resource page updated frequently. COVID-19 Resource Pag
The online ballot is open and will remain open through April 15,2020. Meet the candidates and vote today
Data submitted for the 2018-19 school year is now available. Two resources are available; an infographic of the national results, and a fillable infographic form school nurses can use to compare state, ...
In this lastest NASN School Nurse Chat podcast, NASN Executive Director Donna Mazyck, Executive Director of the Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation Kim Hollander, and school nurse & adjunct ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors Elizabeth Lloyd-Richardson, Penelope Hasking and Stephen Lewis about their 2-part article, "Addressing Self-Injury in Schools." Learn more ...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  Visit the CDC website for the latest information . ...
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of The Journal of School Nursing, and author Laura Gultekin discuss the article, "Health Risks and Outcomes of Homelessness in School-Age Children and Youth: A Scoping Review ...

Phone Outage

NASN’s headquarters is experiencing a phone outage today, February 3, 2020. We expect to have service restored on February 4th. In the meantime, please refer to the staff directory for topic-related ...
NASN School Nurse Editor, Cynthia Galemore, interviews authors MaryAnn Strawhacker about her article, "Medical Cannabis and School: Separating Fact From Fiction." Learn more about this article by ...
As NASN sets our sights on the 2020 NASN Annual Conference, we remember  some of the highlights listed below from NASN2019 and invite you to  join us this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada for NASN2020 ...
NASN is now accepting nominations to recognize organizations or individuals who have continually supported or uniquely contributed to NASN, and to recognize an individual who has given outstanding service ...
Dr. Callahan-Lyon addresses the multi-year roadmap to better protect youth – with an emphasis on the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use. Topics to be covered include regulatory policies on addiction, appeal, ...
Human trafficking is occurring in various forms across the nation based on the advanced accessibility of technology and social media. Learn how to identify students at risk for human trafficking in your ...
March 9-13, 2020, Orlando, FL Early bird deadline December 16, 2019. HIMSS20 brings you the world-class education, cutting-edge products and solutions, and unique networking opportunities you need to ...
Julia Muennich Cowell, editor of The Journal of School Nursing, and author Stephanie Foster discuss the article, "Radon Testing Status in Schools by Radon Zone and School Location and Demographic Characteristics: ...
Learn about the implications of cannabis prescriptions in the school setting including legal, ethical, and compliance aspects. LEARN MORE

"I Have the Right To"

Washington Post reporter Jenn Abelson leads a conversation with Chessy Prout, who is on her journey as a high school survivor of sexual assault. Explore teenagers' struggles, rape culture and related areas. ...
And the winners are: NASN is pleased to announce the winners of NASN’s Data4SchoolNurses Contest. The purpose of the contest was to share creative ways to use school nursing data. The overall ...
Originally presented at the NASN2019 Annual Conference, What's New in Diabetes Technology and How to Manage Care in Schools is now available. This educational activity provides an overview of new diabetes ...
In this continuing education activity, learn to identify comprehensive sexuality education for teens and young adults, use multiple skills in building consensus for comprehensive sexuality education, and ...
This educational activity will provide information on federal laws of providing care in the school setting, common state issues, and other important legal responsibilities in preparing school nurses to ...
A review of the attendance history of 117 9th- and 10th-graders who missed at least 10 percent of days in school showed that 66 percent of the absences were due to illness. School attendance is a known ...
Cristina Jimenez, executive director and co‐founder at United We Dream, shares her experience about her school journey as an undocumented immigration student. Get insights through the complex role undocumented ...
This discussion features understanding the generational impact of childhood adversity through a parent perspective and with a trauma-responsive lens. Building from the foundation of trauma-informed care ...
With a vast amount of data, school nurses face a new challenge in how to share it with other healthcare providers and agencies. This course will analyze a variety of issues including determining best practices ...
NASN’s online community website is made up of communities for school nursing professionals. Its purpose is to provide a place that fosters trust and diversity; where community members can grow in professional ...
Myalgic Encephalomyletis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is estimated to occur in as many as two out of 100 children and adolescents (CDC, 2018). There is no diagnostic test available now. This course ...
This new, complimentary educational activity provides school nurses with strategies to improve meningococcal vaccination rates for youth. This activity was developed through a partnership with the National ...
A new interactive educational activity from NASN explains the steps of building a coalition. Learners will be able to use the information in their own practice to develop a coalition plan and identify ...