Nurses in the News
January 25, 2018
The school nurses from Pine Bush Central School District, NYSASN Zone 5, sponsored a community blood drive on January 25, 2018. The Pine Bush Community Blood Drive had over 85 donors.
October 15, 2017
NYSASN members joined families at the One Walk Saratoga to help JDRF create a world without Type 1 Diabetes.
Pictured, left to right: Janice McPhee, Maura Russo, Joanne Reynolds
August 16, 2017
A member of the Board of Directors of NYSASN, Olga Jeanne Dolly MS, FNP-C, SNT, Medical Director of School Health Services, Indian River Central School District, speaks about the implementation of an opioid overdose prevention program in the school district. Read the full article in the Watertown Daily Times.
May 18, 2017,
Mary Beth Guyett BSN, RN, was honored as one of the 2017 Nurses of the Year for the 40th Senate District (Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties.) The presentation was made by Senator Terrence P. Murphy who established this award. Mary Beth’s commitment to her students, her coordination of health care in the Lakeland Central School District, and her community wellness activities were cited. In addition to her clinical skills and compassion, Mary Beth was noted to devote her energy to her professional organization, NYSASN, as Zone 4 Representative, Zone Coordinator and most recent Chairperson of the 2016 Annual Fall Conference. Her volunteer community activities also contributed to this recognition.
Pictured at right: Laura Define BSN, RN, Senator Terrance Murphy, Mary Beth Guyett BSN, RN, Susan Wolf BSN, RN and Carol Bumbolow MS, BA, RN
Photo courtesy of Peter T. Michaelis
May 2, 2017
The NY One & Only Campaign was pleased to meet many members of the New York State Association of School Nurses (NYSASN) at the 2017 Professional Issues Forum on Health care April 22, 2017 in Latham, NY. NYSASN President Betsy Williams is featured as a leader who has taken the NY One and Only pledge.
May 1, 2017
The Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network featured ACE volunteer Janice McPhee MSN, RN, NCSN in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Today. “Creating a Latex-Safe School.” Read the article (on page 30) here: http://www.allergyasthmanetwork.org/article/springsummer-2017-volume-issue.
(Image at right: Janice McPhee and student, from Allergy & Asthma Today, Spring Summer 2017 article.)