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 NYSASN Members:

A week after attending SNO (School Nurse Orientation) as a faculty member, I can still feel the enthusiasm and excitement experienced by the 120 nurses who participated in this program. They were introduced to knowledge, skills and tools that they will use to keep students safe and enhance community wellness. As they embark on their new journey as School Nurses, their goal is to feel secure in their role as they keep students safe. As they strive to apply all that they have learned they will quickly realize (... read more)

 

 

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National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 23-29, 2018) and

Seat Check Saturday (September 29, 2018).

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury death for children 1 through 12 years old. Many deaths and injuries could be prevented if children were properly restrained in an appropriate child restraint.

Many parents and caregivers assume they know how to choose and use the correct child restraints for their children, but these restraints are frequently used incorrectly. The “Know for Sure – Is Your Child in the Right Car Seat?” campaign was developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Ad Council to make sure all parents and caregivers properly secure their children in the best car restraint for their age and size and use these devices properly. This campaign is being promoted to state and local child passenger safety advocates by the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee and the NYS Child Passenger Safety Advisory Board with support from the NYS Department of Health Bureau of Occupational Health and Injury Prevention and NYS Safe Kids Coalition. There are a number of activities you can do in your community to disseminate this life-saving information during (read more.)


Memorandum in Opposition to A 8123-B/S6141-D

Relates to the admission of unvaccinated students where parents submit a form stating that such vaccinations are contrary to their religious beliefs.

The New York State Association of School Nurses opposes this proposed legislation.

Click here to read the full Memorandum in Opposition.

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Register now for

NYSASN’s 32nd Annual Conference

November 2-4, 2018

Stony Brook, New York