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The Relentless School Nurse: Cissy White – Cancer as a Survivor

My dear friend Cissy has ovarian cancer. She is also a trauma survivor, writer, speaker and a mom. Cissy is one of the dearest, most loving and gentle souls that I know. Ovarian cancer snuck up on her and took everyone, including her doctors by surprise. But it will not stop Cissy from loving, caring,… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Cissy White – Cancer as a Survivor

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The Relentless School Nurse: Have You Listened To Nurse Keith’s Most Recent Podcast?

I am excited to share this podcast with Keith Carlson. We had a great conversation about school nursing and the impact of gun violence. The fact that those two concepts are in the same sentence is the reason that we must find an answer to this public health epidemic. 

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The Relentless School Nurse: The Journey of School Nurse Entrepreneur, Renee Woodworth

Plan. Prepare. React. This is the tagline to the school safety-specific emergency bag that Renee Woodworth designed for school nurses. Her background in emergency nursing, mass casualty, and emergency response makes her perfectly suited to design this much needed "Go Bag." Human-centered design is at the heart of the REACT Bag, the product that Renee… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Journey of School Nurse Entrepreneur, Renee Woodworth

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The Relentless School Nurse: What Happened at School Today – I am on the Radio!

When a journalist contacts a nurse for an interview, we have to be ready to meet their tight deadlines. This is one of the media competency nuggets that I have learned through the guidance of Nurse Media Strategist, Barbara Glickstein. I was channeling Barbara when I found out that Mike DeNardo of KYW NewsRadio wanted… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: What Happened at School Today – I am on the Radio!

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The Relentless School Nurse: Professor Collecting Cards for Children Impacted by Mass Shootings

Professor Jaclyn Schildkraut is collecting cards for children who have lost a loved in a mass shooting. She is hoping to collect 15,000 cards this year. The deadline for sending a card is December 15, 2019. Professor Schildkraut is a gun violence expert and is on faculty at SUNY Oswego. "We have 74 kids who… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Professor Collecting Cards for Children Impacted by Mass Shootings