Maintaining mental wellness was the topic of the day when I interviewed two professionals on the front lines of providing behavioral health care to children and adults in my school district, Camden, NJ. The discussion is part of a series of public service announcements (PSA) to bring the messaging about COVID19 to the community… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Mental Wellness Message to Parents During COVID19
Lisa Kern is at the center of her Florida county school district's response to COVID19. In this guest blog, she generously shares her recommendations for school nurses to create an informed response to meeting the needs of their students, staff, and school communities during distance learning. We are physically separated but socially connected. Lisa's well-designed… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The National Association of School Nurse’s (NASN) Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice™ Comes Alive During COVID19
This article was just published in Rutgers-Camden News! Written by the very talented Jeanne Leong, Assistant Director of Media Relations. I appreciate the support of Rutgers-Camden in sharing the work that I am doing, along with dedicated colleagues, Dean Donna Nickitas, Professor Sunny Hallowell of Villanova University and Donna Mazyck, Executive Director of the National… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: “Active-Shooter Drills in Schools May Do More Harm Than Good”
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!
Here is the webcast for The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Philadelphia Town Hall. Thank you for the support and positive messages following this memorable event. I appreciated being able to share the work of school nurses with the National Academy of Medicine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv1q4M6DxKA