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The Relentless School Nurse: 2020 is Year of the Nurse for Author Maria Smilios!

Maria Smilios is spending 2020 writing about nurses. She is featuring a nurse a week throughout this year celebrating the untold stories of nurses who have had been hidden or forgotten over the years. This project grew out of a book that Maria wrote called Black Angels, the untold story of the African-American Nurses who… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: 2020 is Year of the Nurse for Author Maria Smilios!

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The Relentless School Nurse: An Important Update from Nurse/Filmmaker Natania Abebe

Natania Abebe is a nurse and filmmaker who is a living a life of craftivism, where art/craft intersects with activism = craftivism.  Natania is a using art, filmmaking, and writing to express her experience as a new nurse, a woman of color and young professional entering a working world mired in sexism, racism and antiquated… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: An Important Update from Nurse/Filmmaker Natania Abebe

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The Relentless School Nurse: The Circle Way to the Heart, Soul, and Brain

Carolyn Corbi is a spitfire who is passionate about social justice, urban education, and the power of community to lead change. I have known Carolyn for more than twenty years in my family life, but I am now connected to her in my professional life too! How lucky that we reunited over a shared purpose… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Circle Way to the Heart, Soul, and Brain

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The Relentless School Nurse: Listen to Barbara Glickstein “Getting Nurses in Media”

NursePreneur Dr. Catie Harris has a spectacular podcast featuring the leading voices in nursing as her guests. This week she has one of my favorites, my friend, Barbara Glickstein, a public health nurse, health reporter, and media strategist. I always learn when I hear Barbara speak. I walk away with nuggets of media goodness that… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Listen to Barbara Glickstein “Getting Nurses in Media”

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The Relentless School Nurse: Have You Heard About the School Nurse Data Challenge?

The deadline of January 31, 2020 is fast approaching for this unique contest to promote the important ways school nurses are promoting the NASN School Health Data Set Initiative - Every Student Counts! Erin Maughan, PhD, MS, RN, PHNA-BC, FNASN, FAAN, NASN Director of Research sent out this Tweet, so of course, I wanted to… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Have You Heard About the School Nurse Data Challenge?