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The Vaccination Gap: Managing the Growing Trends in Immunization

Donna Mazyck,Jean Grabeel, Dr. William Schaffner

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Despite the legendary work historically done by school nurses to get students vaccinated, immunization gaps still exist. In this segment, we discuss how school nurses can help close the chasm among all populations.
 
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Changing Policy and Protocols for Giving Epinephrine Safely at School

Donna Mazyck, Carrie Clarke, Dr. Michael Pistiner

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School nurses are facing many changes in the policies and protocols for administering epinephrine at school. Laws have been passed in over 45 states that allow the use of stock epinephrine.  Many school nurses now have the responsibility of teaching unlicensed  persons to administer epinephrine in emergency scenarios. In this segment we look as sound policies to guide an emergency response.
 
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Uncommon Tick Borne Diseases That Impact Kids

Donna Mazyck, Marjorie Cole, Gordon Christensen

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April is the beginning of the season for higher exposure to tick bites.  In this segment we look at a variety of uncommon tick borne diseases and identify the regions across the nation where children are most at risk.
 
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