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COVID-19: School Nurses on the Frontlines

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Specializes in Education, FP, LNC, Forensics, ED, OB. Has 30 years experience.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that every school have a nurse on site. But before the outbreak, according to the National Association of School Nurses, a quarter of American schools did not have one at all. And there has been no national effort to provide districts with new resources for hiring them ...

Nurses Are on the Virus Front Lines. But Many Schools Don't Have One.

Does your school have a School Nurse?

If you are employed as a School Nurse, what are your immediate concerns?

NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN

Specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion. Has 44 years experience.