There were some great suggestions last year about holding your own celebration of school nursing, inviting everyone to stop in the health suite during the day for a healthy treat. Hand out information about the value of a school nurse.
See the NASN Press page for possible handouts: http://www.nasn.org/Default.aspx?tabid=465
- school ratio ruler
- the school nurse ratio bill
- the NASN statement on the role of the school nurse
- caseload statement
"I'm not a hero. I'm a school nurse just doing my job." (Mary Pappas, School Nurse for St. Francis Preparatory School on NPR, April 28, 2009)