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 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
June 2016

“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.”      —Gilbert Chesterton

Now is a critical time for our generation of School Nurses. What “soul” will we pass on to those who follow us? Although there is variety in our educational preparation as Registered Nurses, we have amassed countless skills and a wealth of knowledge. This expertise will not be taken from us. But we must ask the vital question of ourselves, “How can we best pass on the soul of School Nursing … (read more)

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June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Men’s Health Month is a time to encourage men to make prevention a priority. With regular checkups many health conditions can be prevented or detected early. Recognizing and preventing men’s health problems is not just a man’s issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters, men’s health is a family issue. It is important to encourage the men in your life to eat healthy, exercise daily and visit the doctor for regular check ups.

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NYS “Get Smart” (Know When Antibiotics Work) Toolkit

The following links offer educational resources for healthcare providers, facility administrators, school nurses and other professionals on antibiotic resistance and appropriate antibiotic use.

“Get Smart” Toolkit
http://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/protocols_and_guidelines/antibiotic_resistance/docs/get_smart_toolkit.pdf

Antibiotic Resistance
http://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/protocols_and_guidelines/antibiotic_resistance/index.htm

 

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.