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The Relentless School Nurse: Let’s Talk About the “Culture of Nursing”

There seems to be a misguided theme popping up in recent articles about School Based Health Centers (SBHC) and the collaboration with school nurses. The theme is that prior to the introduction of SBHCs, school nurses were relegated to providing basic care for run-of-the-mill conditions.  Does this fall into the category of “fake news” or… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Let’s Talk About the “Culture of Nursing”

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The Relentless School Nurse: Meet Abby Pelletier, School Nurse/Certified Wellness Coach

This is my School Nurse friend/colleague/Twitter buddy, Abby. She lives on the border of Vermont and New Hampshire which allows her to live and work with students in both states!  Abby has been the school nurse at Richmond Middle School for the past 11 years.  She has implemented inventive programs for her school community. Monday Mile is one… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Meet Abby Pelletier, School Nurse/Certified Wellness Coach

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The Relentless School Nurse: Will You Be One Too?

  I am named this blog the Relentless School Nurse because that is what I think it takes to be successful in our profession. We have to challenge ourselves to be relentless.  Relentless School Nurses break through perceived barriers and look for solutions, often long after the school day is over. We seem to always… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Will You Be One Too?