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The Relentless School Nurse: The Power of Writing a Thank-You Note

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) is a fascinating place to see what is most pressing in our profession on any given day.  The community message boards are filled with conversations about the challenges and opportunities in school nursing.  A very interesting topic was introduced by Donna Lyman, a school nurse from Baltimore, MD. … Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Power of Writing a Thank-You Note

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: How Are We Treating Our Children?

"The true character of society is revealed in how it treats its children?" - Nelson Mandela School nursing is filled with challenging moments, some are more emergent than others. Imagine this scenario:  A preschool student whose family is displaced, enters school with no physical exam or immunizations has a seizure at school. The student is… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: How Are We Treating Our Children?

School Nursing

If Not Now, When? Critical Use of Self in Nurse Activism — Radical Nurses

The brilliance of the nursing community continues to impress, inspire and motivate me to be in action around the myriad of issues our world is facing. Radical Nurses once again provides a thought-provoking blog post about the most uncomfortable, but necessary topic, critical consciousness! Critical consciousness is a concept that deserves more attention in nursing,… Continue reading If Not Now, When? Critical Use of Self in Nurse Activism — Radical Nurses