ACEs, Nursing Activism, School Nursing, Trauma-Responsive Care

The Relentless School Nurse: Speaking Truth to Power in a Collaborative Op-Ed

The power of social media cannot be underestimated! A few short months ago, I connected with Sunny Hallowell, PhD, RN, a Nurse Faculty from Villanova University on Twitter.  Sunny had just returned from Florida where she was presenting Nursing Rounds at a Miami hospital the day of the Parkland shootings.  When she returned home, her 5-year-old son… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Speaking Truth to Power in a Collaborative Op-Ed

Advocacy & Activism, Nursing Activism, School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: #SchoolNursesDemandAction

More than a week has passed since the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, but it feels much longer. The national conversation continues, thanks to the students who are leading the discussion.  One of those students, is my niece Carly Novell, a senior at Stoneman Douglas.  Carly was one of the first voices that began… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: #SchoolNursesDemandAction