Well, friends, it worked in my school district, and I encourage you to try it in yours. Ask your school district to pay for your NASN membership as part of your professional development plan. NASN has tools to make the ask super easy! Remember, if we don't ask, the answer is always no! The content… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Have You Asked Your School District to Support Your NASN Membership? Here’s How!
School nurses, let's celebrate our successes out loud! Today it's Judy Doran's turn. She is the Maine School Nurse of the Year. In the world of school nursing, there are those who truly stand out for their incredible dedication and leadership. One such standout is Judy. With years of experience under her belt, Judy has… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Maine’s School Nurse of the Year is Judy Doran!
This message of peace and connection comes from Anja Rozen, a 13-year-old artist who lives in Slovenia. Anja won the Lion's Club International Peace Poster Contest in 2022. Her explanation of the poster is a message to the world about our interdependence and the need to care for the earth and each other. It… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Peace Poster for the Planet
The Student Pledge Against Gun Violence or "I Pledge" is an important opportunity to involve students in school safety through the power of a promise to never settle disputes with a gun. According to the K12 School Shooting Database, the majority of school shootings are from an escalation of disputes. Effective school safety measures should be… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Share the Student Pledge Against Gun Violence
We cannot gun-proof our children, so child-proofing our guns is the most important step we can take immediately to save lives. That was the crux of the message that I gave at my school board meeting last night. I added some introductions and acknowledgments and unfortunately went over my 3-minute time limit. A very loud… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: “Since we Cannot Gun-Proof Children, it’s up to Adults to Child-Proof their Guns” – Dr. Arthur Kellerman