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The Relentless School Nurse: Sign Up Today for the 2022-2023 School Year FLUency Program

Kinsa’s school health program, FLUency, reduces the spread of contagious illnesses in schools. The program is completely free for public elementary schools. Last year Kinsa supported thousands of schools, makes yours next! By participating, all families and staff in your school get a free award-winning Kinsa smart thermometer. School nurses also get a dashboard of… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Sign Up Today for the 2022-2023 School Year FLUency Program

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Proud School Nurse Faculty Moment – We Are ‘Never One Thing’

One of the hats I proudly wear is school nursing faculty at Rutgers-Camden Nursing. I have been affiliated with the school nurse certificate program since 2012. I have had the honor of teaching more than 200 school nursing students over the course of my career. Because of the proximity of my Camden City School District… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Proud School Nurse Faculty Moment – We Are ‘Never One Thing’

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: What if We Were Talking About Head Lice and Not COVID

Judy Doran, one of my school nurse colleagues writes “Maine Points,” a collection of musings from her view of pandemic school nursing in the beautiful state of Maine. Her most recent guest blog asks us to consider what would happen if we were sharing updates on head lice in schools instead of COVID. Imagine the… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: What if We Were Talking About Head Lice and Not COVID

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Yes, This is School Nursing Too…

  Beyond the wall of black smoke is one of my preschools. this past Thursday the students and staff safely evacuated after a fire broke out in a garage in the shared alley behind our school. The garage sits directly across from our school and the smoke quickly penetrated our building.  This is the garage… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Yes, This is School Nursing Too…

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The Relentless School Nurse: AJN Off the Charts – School Nurses: A ‘Hidden Health Care System’ Finds a Voice

Thank you AJN Off the Charts for inviting me to write a perspectives piece to celebrate School Nurses Day 2022. I feel like I can officially add nurse/author to my CV!  https://ajnoffthecharts.com/school-nurses-a-hidden-health-care-system-finds-a-voice/