Zone 1 Happenings

Zone 1 | Jill McCarney

Zone 1 had its first of four meetings on October 3rd, at the Bellmore Memorial Library, Bedford Ave., Bellmore, NY. The meeting was well attended with Dr. Koupoor from Northwell Health speaking on the current opioid crisis. Our next meeting is scheduled for January 9, 2019 at 4:15 p.m.


Please contact Jill McCarney, RN, Zone 1 Representative, with any questions, at zone1@nysasn.org or  516-627-0184.

Jill McCarney, RN
Zone 1 Representative
zone1@nysasn.org

Zone 2 Happenings

Zone 2 | Joan Verardo

2018 Excellence in School Nursing Award

Zone 2 President, Paula Saltzman (R), presented the EISN award
to Claire McCarthy (L), high school nurse of the William Floyd School District.


 

 

Joan Verardo, BS, RN, NCSN
Zone 2 Representative
zone2@nysasn.org.

Zone 3 Happenings

Zone 3 | Mary Archer and Patricia Hartman

Thank you to all nurses who attended our annual School Nurse Day Dinner on May 9th. We all had a great time meeting new nurses, eating great food and fun with our raffles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Mary Archer, MSN, RN
Patricia Hartman, BSN,RN
Zone 3 Representatives
zone3@nysasn.org

Zone 4 Happenings

Zone 4 |


 

Zone 4 Nurses in the News:
Congratulations to Carol Bumbolow, honored as a 2018 Nurse of the Year in the 40th Senate District.

 


Congratulations to Mary Ann Castro,
Zone 4 Excellence in School Nursing award winner!

Mary Beth Guyett, Zone 4 Representative,
with Mary Ann Castro, Zone 4’s 2018 EISN award winner.


 

Immunizations Flyer:
A valuable resource for you to help families obtain immunizations has been provided by the Westchester County Health Department. Please download these brochures which are provided in both English and Spanish.

 


Westchester County has formed a Concussion Task Force. This task force consists of members from the county Mental Health Department, DOH, PMD, a School Medical Director, a School Nurse, and an Athletic Trainer, and meets quarterly. Mary Beth Guyett, BSN, RN, is the School Nurse representative for Westchester.


Interested in being the Zone 4 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Mary Fitzpatrick, at president@nysasn.org.

Zone 5 Happenings

Zone 5 | Joanne Bardin

Save the Date:

Diabetes in School: A Program for School Nurses
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
NYSUT Headquarters | 800 Troy-Schenectady Rd. | Latham NY 12110

Register: JDRFdiabetesinschool.eventbrite.com

Come and learn up-to-date information to help create a safe learning environment for your students with diabetes. Topics include a diabetes overview, 504s, DMMPs, and more.

Presented by Katie Marschilok, MSN, RN, CDE and Janice McPhee, MSN, RN, NCSN, Communications Liason NYSASN

JDRF | 950 New Loudon Road, Suite 330 | Latham, NY | 518-477-2873

 


For information about Zone 5 events or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact the Joanne Bardin, Zone 5 representative.

Joanne Bardin, MSN, RN, AE-C
Zone 5 Representative
zone5@nysasn.org

Zone 6 Happenings

Zone 6 | Debra Meerdink

Learn best practices for dealing with Type 1 Diabetes in school. Managing a 504, DMMP, and the latest technology helps keep students in class and learning.

Save the Date:

Diabetes in School: A Program for School Nurses

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Glens Falls Hospital | 100 Park Street  | Glens Falls NY 12801

Register at https://jdrfdiabetesinschoolglensfalls.eventbrite.com.

Come and learn up-to-date information to help create a safe learning environment for your students with diabetes. Topics include a diabetes overview, 504s, DMMPs, and more.

Presented by Katie Marschilok, MSN, RN, CDE and Janice McPhee, MSN, RN, NCSN, Communications Liason NYSASN

JDRF | 950 New Loudon Road, Suite 330 | Latham, NY | 518-477-2873

Download event flyer here.


For information on Zone 6 events, contact Debra Meerdink, Zone 6 Representative.

 

Debra Meerdink, BSN, RN
Zone 6 Representative
zone6@nysasn.org

Zone 7 Happenings

Zone 7 | Melanye Rockwell, RN

Save the Date:

Diabetes in School: A Program for School Nurses

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Glens Falls Hospital | 100 Park Street  | Glens Falls NY 12801

Register at https://jdrfdiabetesinschoolglensfalls.eventbrite.com.

Come and learn up-to-date information to help create a safe learning environment for your students with diabetes. Topics include a diabetes overview, 504s, DMMPs, and more.

Presented by Katie Marschilok, MSN, RN, CDE and Janice McPhee, MSN, RN, NCSN, Communications Liason NYSASN

JDRF | 950 New Loudon Road, Suite 330 | Latham, NY | 518-477-2873

Download event flyer here.


For information on Zone 7 meetings and events, please contact Melanye Rockwell, Zone 7 Representative.

Melanie Rockwell, RN
Zone 7 Representative
zone7@nysasn.org

 

Zone 8 Happenings

Zone 8   Interested in being the Zone 8 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Mary Fitzpatrick, at president@nysasn.org.

Zone 9 Happenings

Zone 9 | Mary Mills

 

 


Watch the NYSASN website for other Zone 9 events. For more information or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact Mary C. Mills, RN, Zone 9 Representative.


Mary C. Mills, RN
Zone 9 Representative
zone9@nysasn.org

Zone 10 Happenings

Zone 10 | 


Congratulations to Sharon Botsford,
Zone 10 Excellence in School Nursing award winner.


Zone 10 officers for the 2017-2018 school year:
President: Jamie Cooney RN
Vice President: Dawn Franits RN
Secretary: Celine Beers RN
Treasurer: Laura Cook RN

We are excited for your contributions and look forward to the amazing workshops that will be offered in the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.


Interested in being the Zone 10 Representative? Encourage networking among School Nurse colleagues in your area while developing leadership skills with the support of our NYSASN Board. For more information, please contact NYSASN President, Mary Fitzpatrick, at president@nysasn.org.

 

 

Zone 11 Happenings

Zone 11 | Cindy Ceracche


Congratulations to Cindy Ceracche,
Zone 11 Excellence in School Nursing award winner!

 


Watch the NYSASN website for upcoming Zone 11 events. For more information or suggestions of topics that you would like to have addressed, please contact the zone rep.

Cindy Ceracche, AAS, RN
Zone 11 Representative
zone11@nysasn.org

 

Zone 12 Happenings

Zone 12 | Kanika Moxley and Lynn Muth

 

For information contact your Zone 12 Co-Representatives, Kanika Moxley and Lynne Muth.

Kanika Moxley MSN, RN
Lynne Muth BSN, RN
Zone 12 Co-Representatives
zone12@nysasn.org

 

Zone 13 Happenings

Zone 13 | Barbara Baer and Julie Murray

Laurent Grant, a graduating senior from Starpoint Central School District,
has been awarded a scholarship by Zone 13 at its Annual Banquet, May 21, 2018.
Lauren will attend St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, as a nursing major.

Pictured, L to R:
Linda Grant, Lauren’s mother; scholarship winner Lauren Grant; Elaine Herberger, scholarship chair;
Michelle Zagarrio, president of WNY school nurses, and Lynn Alexander, Zone 13 representative.

 


Zone 13 Meetings take place at Hillview Elementary, 11 Pleasant View Drive, Lancaster, NY.


Barbara Baer, BSN, RN
Julie Murray, RN
Zone 13 Co-Representatives
zone13@nysasn.org

Zone 14 Happenings

Zone 14 | Jill Kenney

Zone 14 celebrated School Nurse’s Day with a dinner and meeting filled with information.

Two Zone 14 Scholarships were award to graduating seniors who will be entering college to study nursing. Maggie Bemus, school nurse at Clymer School, was honored for her retirement.

JDRF volunteer Lori Cornell encouraged the nurses to become involved in the “One Walk” in Buffalo. She also gave information about “Diabetes in School: An Update For School Nurses” at Maryvale Middle School Cafeteria in the fall.

The school nurses received NARCAN® training and a link for posters related to the 911 Good Samaritan Law.

Click here to download posters.


For information about Zone 14 activities, contact:

Jill A. Kenney, RN
Zone 14 Representative
zone14@nysasn.org