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The Relentless School Nurse: Momentary Time and Space to Feel Calm…

  I woke up on Thanksgiving morning and for the first time in many months, I felt calm. It was a startling contrast to the extreme anxiety that I feel on most mornings when I am getting ready for school. The sense of calm was so noticeable that it forced me to stop and reflect… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Momentary Time and Space to Feel Calm…

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The Relentless School Nurse: When Can We Exhale?

Heavily mutated coronavirus variant puts scientists on alert After more than twenty months of being on COVID high alert, we are craving the space to exhale. But, there is no time or room for such luxury. It is frightening that just as we see the Delta variant waning here comes B.1.1.529, another variant that seems… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: When Can We Exhale?

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The Relentless School Nurse: HealthCetera in the Catskills – Nurse-Led Radio

I was a recent guest on Dr. Diana Mason's radio show, HealthCetera in the Catskills. Nurse media strategist, Barbara Glickstein, invited me to have a conversation about the COVID-19 vaccine for children and what the landscape for vaccine acceptance looks like in school.  Diana and Barbara have partnered in nurse-led radio for decades!    You… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: HealthCetera in the Catskills – Nurse-Led Radio

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The Relentless School Nurse: AFFIRM at the Aspen Institute is Hosting a Free, Virtual, Reframe Event

I am sharing the important work of the American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine AFFIRM at the Aspen Institute - (AAI). I have been on the advisory board of AAI since 2018 and continue to be inspired by its mission to prevent firearm injuries through a public health lens. Reframe conversations are happening… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: AFFIRM at the Aspen Institute is Hosting a Free, Virtual, Reframe Event

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The Relentless School Nurse: Transform Your School Nursing Practice through National Certification

Over the next months, I will be renewing my coveted Nationally Certified School Nurse (NCSN) credential as well as saying farewell to respected colleagues, with whom I have served on the National Board for Certification of School Nurses NBCSN executive board. My heart is both full and heavy as I transition off this progressive board… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Transform Your School Nursing Practice through National Certification