CASN is an affiliate of the National Association of School Nurses
, which enhances the available services of CASN members.
The role of the school nurse
has been highlighted this spring as the H1N1 influenza story unfolded across the country.
In 2007, hospitals had a vacancy rate of just over 8 percent, according to the National Association of School Nurses
Not only teachers but an increasing number of nurse's aides, teacher's aides and secretaries are carrying out the duties typically reserved for school nurses
, and they're having to do a lot more than just dole out aspirin or clean scraped knees.
RCN Wales has campaigned for a rise in the number of school nurses
as part of its Get it Right campaign which aims to provide 'nursing focused solutions' to Wales' health challenges.
focus on identifying, removing, or minimizing health related barriers to learning.
But the meat, the core of nursing, is the school nurse
The Indiana Association of School Nurses
is also an ISNA affiliate organization.
In 2005, MASNRN actively began to recruit school nurse
members, publicizing its efforts through the MSNO Web site and meetings, as well as the weekly informational e-mails to 1800 school nurses
through the MDPH-SHU.
The State of Florida, Department of Health's School Health Program encourages national school nurse
certification and when funding is available, provides training to assist nurses in fulfilling this recommendation.
The NASN provides an organizational voice to the needs and objectives of the thousands of school nurses
Q: I am a school nurse
and I want to know what information I have to collect in order to administer prescription medications to students?