Blogs and Announcements

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 ...
DHHEOC@la.gov 9:00 AM (2 hours ago) to 10/28/2020 08:56:27 AM ...
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 ...
CASN is excited to announce that registration is open for the CAN 2020 Virtual Fall Conference.  There will be live and recorded sessions.  Please visit the conference web page for more information ...
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 ...
OSNA has heard your requests for exploring tools to support your role in public health in the school setting during a pandemic... without focusing the entire Fall Conference on COVID. Participants in ...
Thank you for all that you are doing! Here are two quick reminders and one open invitation. NEWER NURSES: REGISTRATION CLOSING SOON. ​Statewide School Nurse Orientation is coming up next Wednesday, October ...
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 ...
Colorado School Nurses, The 2020-2021 School Year has begun for many of us. For others, the beginning of your in-person school year is approaching. To say that these are unprecedented times is an ...
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 ...
To enjoy life to the fullest, we must have good health. Good health is paramount in our day to day activities. Nobody enjoys being in the hospital. As the saying goes, prevention is better than a cure. ...
Click the link for CEU Opportunities - Northeastern University Online Programs There are some Free programming as well as paid programming (from $15-$40).  They have 6 COVID related programs, Anti-Racism ...
The OHA/ODE Communicable Disease Guidance for Schools has been updated to align with current recommendations. This is the broad guidance for all communicable disease (not just COVID-19). It is posted ...
Hello Delaware School Nurses! Your Delaware School Nurse Association Executive Board would like to welcome the 20-21 school year!  This school year may look different, but our goal and mission are the ...
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 House Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee held a hearing July 23, 2020 on safely reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic. A recording of the hearing can be ...
Associated with    Oregon School Nurses Association School nurses need time to connect and re-energize. This informal gathering promises to relax and rejuvenate your school ...
Hi All, The day-to-day rhythm of each district is so different with some being in comprehensive distance learning and others in-person, the OSNA Board does not want to make any assumptions about what ...
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

Research Study

Nursing and mass communications researchers are recruiting school nurses to participate in a research study about public health emergency risk communication. Please see the attached flyer with QR code, ...
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
Good evening to all Louisiana School Nurses, The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) has ordered schools (public, private, and charter) to report all know or suspected positive cases of COVID-19. Please ...
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. ...
Your TSNO Executive Committee voted to NOT have our annual conference this year. We are going to still try to have a business meeting as we need to update our bylaws and swear in our new officers. We ...
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 ...
by Aliza Sherman, a parent from the panel discussion: Vaping the Next Chapter - Utilizing Effective Tools and Resources to Combat E-cigarettes in Your School! My daughter started Juuling the summer ...
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 ...
In the Ignite presentation at this year’s NASN Virtual Conference (link to presentation here) , I shared how to serve the needs of school communities during the Coronavirus pandemic through distance ...
It was distinct a pleasure to participate in the NASN 2020 Virtual Conference in July. During a time of incredible grief and loss, a message of hope and healing for students and school personnel ...
It was such a joy to connect with all of you during my session, “POWER HOUR: Handling Bullying Culture in Schools and on Nursing Teams!” I so appreciate your attending my session. During the chat session, ...
Toppling the Tyrant: The Bully at Work By Donna Clark Love      Thank you for attending my session, “Toppling the Tyrant: The Bully at Work”.  I wish I could have seen you all in person, but ...
DHHEOC@la.gov 08/11/2020 09:31:41 AM Message Urgency:  HIGH     This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health Emergency ...
COVID has put the health of students front and center and has thrust school nurses into the spotlight. School nurses are being asked to do the near impossible, without adequate personal protective equipment ...
During our session for NASN2020 Screenagers: It's a Blaancing Act panel, we weren't able to get to all the questions during the live Q&A. So here are a few more responses to the questions that was ...
School nurses asked for guidance on how to address chronic absenteeism this coming school year. Questions have included: should we track it? How do we track attendance for virtual school? and How do we ...
We had an amazing Legislative Committee meeting yesterday and continued work on 2 important initiatives. There are so many ways you can support this work, but the important first step would be to complete ...
Hello Colleagues, Thanks so much for attending my session, School Nursing Delegation: Do’s and Don’ts of the D-Word. I wish we could have been together and I could have seen your smiling(?) faces ...
Field Trip Toolkit Post Session Follow up Thank you for attending or listening to my session on meeting the health needs of students on field trips. During the session, there were multiple “chats” ...
UPCOMING ONLINE WORKSHOP: SCHOOL NURSE ROLE IN COMMUNICABLE DISEASE MITIGATION Do you have questions about school re-opening? Do you need tools for your work supporting schools? Join other nurses working ...
It was such a pleasure to connect with each of you during the closing keynote, Taking Your Seat at the Table: Be Brave, Be Dynamic, Make it Count!   As promised, I am answering the questions here that ...
From:   DHHEOC@la.gov  < DHHEOC@la.gov > Sent:  Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:31 PM Subject:  Louisiana Health Alert Network (LA HAN)--Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions, Disposition ...
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 ...
It is with a lot of thoughtful consideration and intensive discussion that the Executive Board of the Indiana Association of School Nurses has decided to cancel this years in person annual conference ...
If you are looking for resources for school planning regarding re-entry during the COVID-19 crisis, click on the "Resource" tab and in the drop-down box, click on "State Resource Links." And remember, ...
The following announcement is posted on behalf of Dorian Vicente, MSN, RN, NJ-CSN President NJSSNA ************************************************************************************************************************* ...
By now, the advantages of advertising your business on social media must be quite obvious. The target markets are massive and easily accessible; advertising costs are affordable, and everyone wants to ...
When you’re looking at setting up a new office space, there are several important elements to consider. Your choices will impact your business, so it is incredibly important to select a space that supports ...
Check out the offerings to earn CEU's from our partners at the Immunization Coalition: UPCOMING WEBINARS: Vaccine Facts and Fallacies: How to tell the difference Date: July 14, 2020 ...
Homeowners have access to a comprehensive selection of custom window blinds, window shades and drapes from top manufacturers. If you’re redecorating your home, and you’d like some expert help, you can ...
If you're eligible for Medicare A, B and D, you're eligible for supplementary plans. However, depending on the state you live in, you may face a waiting period to cover pre-existing conditions. It's ...