Gail Trano, BSN, RN, CSN



Initial background areas of inpatient experience in Pediatrics and Adolescent / Adult psychiatric settings and twenty-four years fulltime experience providing full range and scope of school nurse practice as stand-alone school nurse, health administrator and health educator in NYC private independent schools pre K - 12. Established school nurse programs as first school nurse, develop and implement policy and procedures, including written Health Manual for Health Office Policy and Procedures, Crisis Manual and provision of staff training. Coordination between divisions, administration, staff, athletics, ATC, parents, medical providers and Health Office. Provision of OSHA, CPR/AED/ First Aid, epinephrine and special health concern training to staff, faculty and athletics. Work with Parent Associations to implement and support programs related to student safety and health and arrange speakers for PA events.  Faculty Moderator for multiple student events and activities including prom, school dances, blood drives, foreign exchange program, community service programs.
Consultant services provided to schools, with, and without RN, on school health issues, NYS mandated training and written protocols, AED/CPR/ First Aid training, Crisis Planning, OSHA plans.
  • NASN's ERSN (epinephrine resource school nurse) for New York State.
  • Academy of Education Arts and Sciences International BAMMY Award (2012)
  • Academy of Education Arts and Sciences International Educators Voice Award (2012)
  • NYC Blackboard Awards for Teachers of Excellence (2009) First and only time a school nurse selected.
  • NASN School Nurse Journal; January 2003; vol. 18 no. 1 12-13 Looking Back and Moving Forward
  • Outstanding PPSN of the Year  2017
  • PPSN Secretary 2018
  • PPSN Discussion List Monitor (SNN) 2013 - 2017, 2018 - 2020
  • NSO Best Nurse Advice Award 2010
  • Independent School Nurses Association (ISNA) President 2010 – 2013.
  • New York Task Force for Pediatric Preparedness
  • NYC Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
  • Center for Nursing Advocacy
  • AHA Instructor: BLS: First-Aid, CPR, AED (Adult, Child, Infant, Professional Rescuer)
  • School Nurse Asthma Management Program (SNAMP), Certified Trainer; (NASN)



NEW YORK, New York, United States

Job History

School Nurse, Health Educator

School Nurse

Staff Nurse, Clinical Supervisior (ECT Clinic)

School Nurse, Health Educator

Charge Nurse


Head Nurse / Supervisor: In-patient Unit; Liaision Community Out-patient Center

Health Coordinator, Health Program Trainer for Technology & Training