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Throughout your school nursing career, you’ve probably often wondered what do I need to include, or exclude, in my documentation? In the upcoming session, “Surefire Documentation Techniques: What Every School Nurse Needs to Know” on June 30, 8:15 – 9:45 a.m. at NASN2024, you’ll get a chance to explore documentation in depth. We’ll discuss what’s relevant to include in your documentation, and what is just filler. This is especially important when you consider that whatever you write, or type, into the medical record could be read in open court later. If your charting is less than stellar, it goes to your credibility. And, once you’ve lost your credibility, ...
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This session will be presented at In-Person NASN2024 on Sunday, June 30, 2:00pm – 3:15pm In this day and age, most schools are well-versed in prevention and intervention strategies for school crisis management, but how well is your school equipped to fluidly handle the events after a crisis unfolds? How and when is information verified and shared with staff and the school community? What is a “Flight Team” and how do they help the day after, and in the days to come? What do we do with the empty desk? And finally, what is the school nurse’s role in all of it? Cheri Lovre is a teacher and national speaker who has 35 years of experience in working with ...
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Kristin Beers, MSN, RN, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner for Adolescents and Adults Long before becoming familiar with terms like intersectionality, sexual assault nurse examiner, or even the specialty of forensic nursing, I recognized that the heart of nursing lies in making connections. School nurses understand that our clinics are where healing begins, embracing every type of diversity and honoring individuality. In my dual role as a school nurse and a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), I often find myself as a trusted adult students come to visit. With 23 years experience as a school nurse and 7 years as a SANE, disclosures from students regarding adverse ...