This is a blog post that is looking back on some highlights of 2019 through pictures. There have been so many important moments in the past year, this blog post includes only a few of them. I don't know what 2020 will bring, but there are some really exciting adventures on the horizon for The… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Reflections – Looking Back and Forward
Nurses, we are in a unique time of transformation and inter-disciplinary collaboration to solve the epidemic of gun violence, one of our biggest public health challenges. Let's not miss the opportunity to work with physicians, scientists, public health professionals, and researchers. This is our moment to join in collaborative… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: AFFIRM Research Featured on CBS Sunday Morning! Nurses Are Needed!
The best and brightest in nursing is exemplified by the creative genius of Natania Abebe, RN, a young woman who shares her personal nursing mission to amplify the profile of nursing through media representation. Natania is a recent graduate that is using art, filmmaking, and writing to express her experience as a new nurse, a woman of color and young professional entering a working world mired in sexism, racism and antiquated views of what it means to be a nurse in the 21st Century. I am beyond honored to host Natania's guest blog on The Relentless School Nurse. Please share her message far and wide, we have much to learn from her insights and I hope this important perspectives piece will open frank discussion about that state of our profession. Kudos to you Natania for "speaking truth to power." We have much to learn from you and your generation of nurses!
Barbara Glickstein is a public health nurse, health reporter, and media strategist. She leads media training workshops for nurses across the country and internationally. Sign up for notification of upcoming workshops and become "media ready." https://www.barbaraglickstein.com/contact
It was the LinkedIn profile picture of a woman flanked by two Muppets that drew me to read an article about Sesame Street in Communities, a relatively new educational arm of Sesame Workshop. I had never heard of Sesame Street in Communities and was eager to read about this new initiative. The article, written by Jeanette Betancourt,… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Making Meaningful Connections Through Social Media