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Student Abuse of Over the Counter Drugs: What You Need to Know

Donna Mazyck with Peggy McKibbin,  Nichole Bobo 

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Studies show that abuse of prescription and OTC medicines is a problem among today’s teens. Teens might abuse OTC cough medicine because it is affordable and easily available. Today, roughly one out of three teenagers knows someone who has abused OTC cough medicine to get high. Learn more.
 
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Stop the Bleed: How to Handle Life-Threatening Bleeding

Donna Mazyck with Elizabeth Paquette and David King 

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This special episode is part of a national initiative to train emergency responders and bystanders to stop life-threatening bleeding and save lives.
 
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Christine Tuck MS, BSN, RN, NCSN, Linda Kalekas

Emergency Preparedness: Back to the Basics

Donna Mazyck with Christine Tuck MS, BSN, RN, NCSN, and Linda Kalekas

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School nurses play a vital role in ensuring that schools are prepared to handle myriad emergencies of various kinds.  In this segment, we review the basics every school nurse needs to know.
 
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Christine Tuck MS, BSN, RN, NCSN, Linda Kalekas

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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