One of the few bright spots in the COVID19 crisis is highlighting the work of school nurses across the country, and how they are responding to the pandemic. During emergencies, Mr. Rogers famously said, “Look for the helpers. You can always find people who are helping.” Virginia Beach School nurse Chrissy Love is clearly one… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Laughter is the Best Medicine, Especially Now
Welcome to the inaugural episode of The Relentless School Nurse - In Conversation with Eileen Gavin, the Nurse Coach. My friendship with Eileen began in 2015 when I was a Johnson & Johnson School Health Fellow and she was a program mentor and community coach. The following year, I was invited back to join… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: In Conversation With Nurse Coach, Eileen Gavin!
Carolyn Corbi brings 31 years of teaching in an urban New Jersey school district to her work as a Priority Schools Consultant for the New Jersey Education Association. She is a fierce defender of public education and understands first-hand the power of the student/teacher relationship. Carolyn is also a champion for social justice and the… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Circling Our Way out of Quarantined Times
Dr. Cynthia Samuel, a NJ school nurse, poses an important but often neglected question in this week's guest blog post. How are school nurses doing during COVID19? We have all been so busy adjusting to our "now normal" of physical distancing, virtual health office hours and managing remote working that many of us have not… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: School Nurses – How Are WE Doing?