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The Relentless School Nurse: Watch the Shift documentary “Who Cares: A Nurse’s Fight for Equity”

The content of this blog post was retrieved from Shift - What Nurses Care About - Premiere + Live Panel.  Thank you to Beth Toner for sharing this important event and to the group at Shift for taking actionable steps to transform nursing.  SHIFT is a community of nurses ready to make a positive change… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Watch the Shift documentary “Who Cares: A Nurse’s Fight for Equity”

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: State Houses Across the Country Can Follow Maine’s Lead by Honoring School Nurses

We need more nurses across the country to become legislators. Nurses, no matter where their careers lead, view the world through a unique lens that centers health and well-being. This skill set translates into many settings, especially for lawmakers, tasked with protecting the public good.  One outstanding example is Maine State Representative Michele Meyer, from… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: State Houses Across the Country Can Follow Maine’s Lead by Honoring School Nurses

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Actionable Steps – The Power of a Letter

A big shout-out to the Maine Association of School Nurses (MASN) Executive Committee for writing a compelling letter to the Governor, Department of Education Commissioner, Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner, and the Maine CDC Director about their concerns with the COVID guidelines.  The positive outcome was the MASN President was invited to a… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Actionable Steps – The Power of a Letter

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Let’s Talk

  We all know the focus of school nursing is centered on the health and well-being of our students. That is a fact, a given, our purpose. Let's set that aside for a moment and talk about us, the school nursing workforce. We are or maybe even beyond our tipping point. The exhaustion from pandemic… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Let’s Talk

School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: What is the People’s CDC?

Here is a chance to join forces with the brightest minds in public health who have created a response to the politicization of the CDC, the People's CDC. Learn more about this newly formed organization and find out how you can support their efforts and spread the word! WHAT IS THE PEOPLE’S CDC? The People’s… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: What is the People’s CDC?