The school year is well underway, and with that comes the stressors and pressures from juggling so many competing needs, including our own! Many school nurses are simultaneously taking care of hundreds (or thousands) of students as well as our own families, including multiple generations. When I stop and think about all of the… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Quick Check-In
Student Mental Health Matters: A Toolkit for Educators is a valuable resource for school nurses and educators, addressing the mental well-being of students. This open-access toolkit from PBS Learning Media offers a collection of video-based resources, featuring expert insights, student perspectives, and practical strategies, all centered around critical mental health topics such as suicide prevention,… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Student Mental Health Matters – A Toolkit for Schools from PBS Learning Media
Thank you FAACT's Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Awareness Connection Team for inviting me back to discuss back-to-school ideas for students with food allergies. We certainly had a lively conversation, filled with important safety ideas for this upcoming school year. Click on the link below to listen to the podcast: Working with Your School Nurse to… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: FAACTs Roundtable Podcast – Safely Caring for Students with Food Allergies is a Collaborative Effort
The past few days have seen several disturbing headlines about the state of school nursing that do not bode well for our future. Here are some of the articles that prompted this blog post, as a counter-balance to the negative findings: Are School Nurses The Next Target of Moms For Liberty? A recent Twitter… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: How School Nurses Can Help Ourselves to Stay
Content alert, this post is absolutely political and necessarily so. Moms For Liberty, the ultra-right wing group that has focused their white supremacist ideals in school districts across the country may now be coming after school nurses. In a recent social media post, they called for a ban on all health care services in schools,… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Did Moms For Liberty Just Came After School Nurses?