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

New York State Association of School Nurses

NYSASN continues to support legislation that would ensure a nurse in every school,
a school nurse for the inspection of pupils, and a minimum of one school nurse per school building.
Please join us in our efforts to support the role of the school nurse. Read more here.

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 services.

President’s Message

Dear Colleagues,

Attention needs to be brought forward to fight the social stigma of mental illness. In a recent article in The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, New York, by Sara Foss on May 29, 2017, Sara tells us about a poster designed by Christine Steiner of a caterpillar and a butterfly beneath a blue sky and bright yellow sun, and in neat, simple lettering declares “We become what we believe.” “It’s a lovely message, and it reflects   (read more)

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Historic Legislation

On June 20, 2017 historic legislation was passed overwhelmingly by both the New York State Senate (89%) and Assembly (87%). If signed by Governor Cuomo, this legislation will significantly enhance the health and well-being of the citizens of our state while promoting the advancement of our profession.

A:1842B; S:6768 An act to amend the education law, in relation to the educational preparation for practice of professional nursing known colloquially as “RN to BSN in 10” legislation was first introduced in the 2009-2010 legislative session. Since that time, the US healthcare system has undergone monumental changes. (read more…)


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2017 NYSASN Fall Conference
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ovember 3-5  |  East Syracuse, New York

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NYSASN is very proud to offer another amazing professional development and educational conference, November 3-5, 2017.  This year’s theme is School Nurses: Bridging the Diversity Gap.  Presenters drawing from their own experiences from basic health office triage,  emotional and physical trauma, to major school tragedies, share their stories, and offer guidance and resources that school nurses can use to help bridge the diverse gap between illness and healing. Click here for more information.