New York State Association of School Nurses

Caring for New York’s Future





 

 

 

 

 

Advancing the Practice of School Nursing





 

 

 

 

Enhancing the Educational Success of Students

Promoting Quality Health Services

New York State Association of School Nurses

Caring for New York’s Future





 

 

 

 

 

Advancing the Practice of School Nursing



 

 

 

 

 

Enhancing the Educational Success of Students

Promoting Quality Health Services


The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) has issued a new definition of school nursing:

School nursing, a specialized practice of public health nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates normal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders that bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potentials.

Approved by the NASN Board of Directors, June 2016.


 


The American Academy of Pediatrics states in their policy statement that “School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, academic success, and lifelong achievement and health of students.” (AAP COUNCIL ON SCHOOL HEALTH. Role of the School Nurse in Providing School Health Services. Pediatrics.2016;137(6):e20160852).   Click here to read the full Policy Statement.


 

New York State

Association of School Nurses

 

Caring for New York’s Future

 

 Our Mission: To advance the practice of school nursing and enhance the educational success of students by promoting quality health service.

President’s Message
July 2016

“Rest is the Sweet Sauce of Labor” – Plutarch

Restoration can occur only if we make the effort to incorporate rest into our lives. In the practice of yoga, the use of resting poses such as Savasana is essential. The practitioner surrenders to relaxation while remaining fully conscious and actively engaged. According to many, this makes it a particularly challenging pose, although it appears rather easy.

How might we, as School Nurses, approach the challenge of … (read more)

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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month and UV Awareness Month.

Please visit our Health Related Links page, which includes links to the Arthritis Foundation and other sites with information about Juvenile Arthritis, as well as an American Cancer Society site devoted specifically to Being Safe in the Sun, to raise awareness about these topics.

 

 

Interested in attending SNO?

While the earlybird deadline of July 15th has passed, there is still room and still time to register for School Nurse Orientation – August 15-18, 2016.

School Nurse Orientation

August 15-18, 2016
Welch Allyn Conference Center

A professional development conference for registered professional nurses and school medical directors who are new to the specialty practice of school nursing. This four-day educational event offers a comprehensive introduction to school nursing standards and best practices, while providing an excellent opportunity for networking with colleagues.

Download the complete brochure with registration information here.

 

30th Annual Fall Conference

Preserving and Promoting Our Professional Practice

November 4-5, 2016
Holiday Inn Mt. Kisco

Download the complete conference brochure and registration information here.