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The Relentless School Nurse: #NoMoreEmptyDesks is Expanding!

  Anything Can Be a Canvas in Camden, Even an Old Desk

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The Relentless School Nurse: Ann Bradford Stokes – From Slavery to Civil War Naval Nurse

Author Maria Smilios continues her weekly series honoring 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife through narratives of nurses that many of us have never studied. This inspirational series is being shared on American Nurse, the official online journal of the ANA. This week we learn about Ann Bradford Stokes in the 6th installation of… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Ann Bradford Stokes – From Slavery to Civil War Naval Nurse

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The Relentless School Nurse: REFRAME the Conversation About Gun Violence

If you are in the NY area on Wednesday, March 11, please join me and support the work of AFFIRM Research as we Reframe the conversation about gun violence in America. I will be one of the storytellers, sharing a message of survivorship, hope, and living beyond unimaginable loss.  For tickets: https://reframe-nyc.eventbrite.com  

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: A Question from the Field – Are School Nurses Being Outsourced in Your State?

Staffing for school nursing is a major issue across the country. In my own state of NJ, while we have mandates for certified school nurses in every "complex," that is being challenged as well. Ann Garton reached out to me to discuss her concerns about the outsourcing of school nurses in her district. She wants… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: A Question from the Field – Are School Nurses Being Outsourced in Your State?

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The Relentless School Nurse: Memories of School From Elizabeth Perry

Once again the power of Twitter has expanded my circle of wonderful humans working across sectors to counter-balance the negativity in our world. Elizabeth Perry is a member of the #TwitterFamily that grows each day. Elizabeth lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia and brings an international flavor to the discussion of ACEs. She is also a… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Memories of School From Elizabeth Perry