School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: This is What Kept Me Up Last Night

I don't know if I could be angrier this morning. In July, I was interviewed by NYT journalist Apoorva Mandavilli for this article about school reopening, How to Reopen Schools: What Science and Other Countries Teach Us. We spoke for about twenty minutes or so and here is the quote that made its way around newsrooms:… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: This is What Kept Me Up Last Night

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: School Nurses Adapting and Innovating in Response to COVID-19

Johnson & Johnson has supported school nursing for many years. From 1988 - 2016, they funded the J&J School Health Leadership Program, a prestigious Fellowship that provided leadership training to over 800 school nurses across the country. In 2015, after 14 years of attempting to get a district team to apply, I was admitted to… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: School Nurses Adapting and Innovating in Response to COVID-19

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The Relentless School Nurse: My Preparation Ritual Includes Sara Bareilles, Tears & Tissues

It took about 2 hours for my heart rate to return to normal after my interview with Lisa Ling. When I am preparing to do something high stakes, I listen to Sara Bareilles sing Brave over and over and over again. As I was getting ready to be interviewed live by Lisa Ling, I must… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: My Preparation Ritual Includes Sara Bareilles, Tears & Tissues

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Wisdom From Nurses So This Never Happens Again!

The recently released report, "Wisdom from Nurses So We Never Again Mishandle a National Healthcare Crisis." is a collaboration between The American Journal of Nursing, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and New Voice Strategies. As described in their press release "it contains the wisdom of nurses on the frontline of fighting COVID-19 and proposes 14… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Wisdom From Nurses So This Never Happens Again!

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Join Me on Tuesday, September 22nd at Noon ET For a Conversation with Lisa Ling!

  Thank you Johnson & Johnson for the opportunity to talk about school nursing in the midst of a pandemic. I am looking forward to having a robust conversation with Lisa Ling about school safety and COVID-19.  https://www.facebook.com/jnj