School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Teri Mills, A Voice at the Legislative Table

2020 is the Year of the Nurse and Midwife and also the year that we embrace the power of our political voice and influence. Over the course of this year, I will be publishing testimony provided by nurses across the country to their legislative bodies. It is helpful to read about the issues that nurses… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Teri Mills, A Voice at the Legislative Table

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Advocacy & Activism, Gun Violence, Gun Violence Prevention, Nursing Activism, School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Yes, Nurses Need to be Political!

  Congresswoman Lauren Underwood spoke about the need for nurses to be political during her keynote speech at the American Academy of Nursing's annual conference. I often wonder why nurses and nursing organizations have shied away, even refused to speak publicly about nursing being a political act. Perhaps, there is a crack in the armor… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Yes, Nurses Need to be Political!