School Nurses Articles

School Nurses is available for the Nurse who manage students with injuries, acute illness, and long-term management of students with special health care needs. Topics will include chronic health conditions, urgent/emergent care and transport, referral services, preventive services, assessment and treatment, crisis intervention, Physician collaboration and protocols, school violence and bullying as well as preparation for certification.

School Nursing: Burnout and Renewal

by Purple_Scrubs - Being a school nurse is not as easy as it looks. These days, there is a lot more to it than band-aids and ice packs. When I started school nursing as a relatively... Read More →

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What school nurses REALLY do

What school nurses REALLY do

by Kittery - In response to this comment from a previous thread: "Can you tell us what you actually do in detail? That would actually be a more interesting read." Give out... Read More →

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Running the Spring Marathon

by fetch - I used to work at a theme park, and the 2 weeks around spring break were unofficially known as "marathon" because we went from weekends only to daily operation. But... Read More →

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My dying student taught me how to say goodby....

My dying student taught me how to say goodby....

by NutmeggeRN - I have had the privilege to be a school nurse for almost 20 years. When I write that, it kind of gives me a jolt, because it seems like yesterday when I started. I... Read More →

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School nurses making a positive impact on their community

School nurses making a positive impact on their community

by NutmeggeRN - School Nursing, to me, is one of the many faces of public health nursing. As a school nurse in a rural public high school, I am the medical “go to” person in the... Read More →

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What is School Nursing? Salary?

What is School Nursing? Salary?

by tnbutterfly - Nurses began working in schools in the 1800s to identify and quarantine people with communicable diseases. Today's school nurses not only deal with the typical... Read More →

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School nurse...and more!

School nurse...and more!

by Flare - The bell rings at 7:15 sharp every morning. Mondays are probably the busiest. Soon there is a line of half a dozen middle school aged children, all clutching... Read More →

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