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Governor’s Proclamation for Nurses Week/School Nurses Day

Nurses Week School Nurses Day

Safe Routes to School: Get Involved!

Safe Routes to School is a state and national initiative to help students safely walk and bicycle to school.  Click on the resources below to find out how you can become a part of SRTS! iWalk-SRTS http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/community/srts/ http://www.saferoutesnj.org/ http://www.saferoutespartnership.org/state/srts-in-your-state/newjersey http://policy.rutgers.edu/vtc/srts/training/

NASN Conference: NJ School Nurses Rock!

Read about this year’s NASN conference in san Francisco! NASN 2012

NJ School Nurses: NASN Conference News

New Jersey was well-represented at the NASN Conference in San Francisco! New Jersey School Nurses Support Wellness

NJSSNA June Meeting: Proposed Changes to by-Laws

At the June 19, 2012 meeting of the NJSSNA Board, changes to the By-Laws will be considered.  ALL NJSSNA members are encouraged to participate in the business portion of the meeting by calling a FREE conference line, found at the top of the agenda (June 19 agenda final).  A roll call will be taken to [...]

New Jersey School Nurse Wins NASN Scholarship!

  Imagine answering your phone one Saturday afternoon and hearing the voice of NASN President Linda Davis-Aldritt personally inviting you to attend the NASN Conference in San Francisco this June.   You can’t believe it when she says you have been selected as a recipient of NASN’s New Member Annual Conference Scholarship!  Obviously, you check your [...]

President’s Message: May 2012

They say April showers bring May flowers.  We survived a very mild winter with not much snow and ice and now we are anxiously awaiting the colorful blooms of spring.  May always brings us warmer weather and longer days and we start to think about our summer vacations and time with family and friends.  We [...]

Advocacy: Letter to School Medical Director Re: Epi-Pen Bill

NJSSNA has developed a letter for  its members to send to school physicians/medical directors regarding pending legislation that would require school nurses to delegate the administration of epinephrine to individuals with an undocumented history of anaphylaxis.  While NJSSNA understands the intent of the bill, it has serious concerns about its impact on nursing delegation and [...]

New Jersey Epilepsy Task Force

The New Jersey Epilepsy Task Force is asking for input.  Here is your chance to speak up about your role as a school nurse!   Epilepsy Task Force Public Hearing

NASN and AHI Summer Conference Info

NASN and AHI Summer Conference Scholarship Initiated in 2004 and funded by the American Healthcare Institute (AHI).  AHI partners with NASN each year to hold regional summer conferences.  The NASN-AHI Scholarship was developed in honor of Jeanne Kiefner, AHI Advances in School Nursing Summer Conference Chairperson.  Jeanne, former NASN Board of Directors member, began in [...]