School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Giffords Partners With Top Presidential Candidates, Launches Unprecedented Gun Safety President Video Series

We have accepted the unacceptable for too long. Parents, teachers and kids should not have to worry that their school will be the site of the next school shooting. We need a Gun Safety President. Thanks to the efforts of Gabby Giffords and the Giffords Organization, we will no longer tolerate the intolerable.  As today… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Giffords Partners With Top Presidential Candidates, Launches Unprecedented Gun Safety President Video Series

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School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: NH School Nurse Susan Petrovek Takes Her Turn on Gun Violence With an Op-Ed!

The Relentless School Nurse has a special edition blog post to highlight the voice of  Susan Petrovek, a New Hampshire school nurse who published an Op-Ed in the Concord Monitor about gun violence. Congratulations to Susan for speaking truth to power and amplifying the voice of school nursing in this urgent public health crisis. Please… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: NH School Nurse Susan Petrovek Takes Her Turn on Gun Violence With an Op-Ed!

Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention, Media

The Relentless School Nurse: My Father’s Eulogy

Over the next week or so there will be articles about the murder of my father's family because unbelievably it will the 70th anniversary on 9/6/2019. We buried my father exactly 10 years ago, on the 60th anniversary 9/6/2009. I truly don't know where the last 10 years have gone, but here we are, another… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: My Father’s Eulogy

Nursing Activism, Nursing and Social Media, School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: AFFIRM Research Featured on CBS Sunday Morning! Nurses Are Needed!

             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!