The 2022-2023 school year is definitely ending on a healthier note than it began, but it was a doozy. Most school nurses I spoke to, and there have been many this past year, all shared that this was one of the most challenging COVID years. So what does it mean to leave another school year behind? The years are quickly adding up, as I say farewell to year 22. That magic number of 25 is closer than ever, and I believe I will make it to the finish line.
I am ready for new goals and a refresh to my school nursing practice. What it will look like is the real question. How will I change my school nursing practice to meet the ever-increasing demands of our students, staff, and families? To meet the ever-increasing demands of students, staff, and families, consider implementing the following suggestions in your school nursing practice. Here are 10 ideas that you may find helpful!