|The mission of the New York State Association of School Nurses is to advance the practice of school nursing and enhance the educational success of students by promoting quality health services|
Jamie Schanbaum (meningitis survivor), Dara Torres (Olympian), and NYSASN President Constance Griffin in NYC at a Voices of Meningitis event educating students and parents about meningitis and vaccination.
NYSASN's Fall Conference in Rochester, November 7-8, 2014, "The Mind Body Connection", Focusing on Mental Health... Brochure Available
From the NYSDOH... IMMUNIZE NY... Adolescent Immunizations Special Edition!
Resources from the CDC... School Starts Soon... Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated? (8/18/14)
Childhood Disability Rates Contiue to Rise... From the AAP... (8/18/14)
Concussions from Top of Head 'More Severe'... (8/18/14)
From the CDC... Progress With Children Eating More Fruits, Not Vegetables... (8/2014)
*** URGENT CALL TO ACTION *** We need all NYSASN members to take action NOW! Attached is a NYSASN letter, written by Mary Bierne, legislative chair, to Governor Cuomo urging him to sign A09334B and S7758 into law. NYSASN's President, Constance Griffin, encuourages each member to add their name to the attached letter and call or email Governor Coumo. Governor Cuomo's office number is 518-474-8390. His email needs to go through his website www.governor.ny.gov then you just have to hit contact and it will direct you to his email. (click here to download letter) Thank you for your immediate attention!
The New York State Association of School Nurses is proud to offer the Charlotte Grace Memorial Scholarship to interested and qualified members of NYSASN. Our intention is to award two scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each. One would be awarded to a Bachelor degree candidate and the other to a Master degree candidate or to a candidate working toward an Advanced degree (beyond the Master level) (click here to download application)
"Using Safety Science to Articulate our Professional Practice" by Mary Beirne, LLM, BN, RNCBC, NCSN (NYSASN Legislative Chair)
"HEALTH "TIP OF THE WEEK"