The deadline of January 31, 2020 is fast approaching for this unique contest to promote the important ways school nurses are promoting the NASN School Health Data Set Initiative - Every Student Counts! Erin Maughan, PhD, MS, RN, PHNA-BC, FNASN, FAAN, NASN Director of Research sent out this Tweet, so of course, I wanted to… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Have You Heard About the School Nurse Data Challenge?
Spending time in nature is sorely lacking in our hyperconnected world, especially for our children. Nature heals and soothes the spirit as well as the body. This week's guest blog is about two amazing nurses who are using the healing qualities of nature to nurture those who join them. Meet Susan and Clif otherwise known… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Three Rs and Healthy Green Thumbs™ – The Nature Nurse and The Nurse Farmer!
School nurse Angela Avradmidis and I connected during the “High Tech to High Touch”#Nursing2030Chat3 hosted by the Future of Nursing 2020-2030. The discussion included the frustration many school nurses face when trying to electronically communicate with parents. Angela had an innovative solution, she uses a technology platform designed for teachers called Remind. I reached… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Using Teacher Tech in the Health Clinic with Angela Avramidis, BSN, RN, NCSN
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
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 be… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Will You Be One Too?