President’s Message


Dear NYSASN Member,

The NYU Langone Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program and NYSASN are partnering to investigate the availability and use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in our schools! Only 17 US States have laws that mandate AEDs in schools. These devices save children’s lives (and adults). Join in the investigation of their invaluable benefit by completing the short survey via Survey Monkey. By completing this survey, you will help the efforts to increase the number of schools with installed AEDs.

The survey can be completed here:

Share with school nurses in NYS especially if they have been involved in the use of an AED on school grounds. It is intended for this investigation to be state-wide, so please share this link with your district, zone, and other school nurses in NYS.

Thank you for your support throughout the year and we wish you all the best in 2018. Have a happy, healthy holiday season!



Mary Fitzpatrick, BSN, RN, NCSN

President NYSASN