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Teaching Alcohol Responsibility to Teens

Donna Mazyck, Ralph Blackman, Shirley Schwartz

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Underage drinking at the elementary, middle-school and high school levels is a concern for parents and educators. In this segment we discuss the latest statistics and research. Finally, we point to educational resources created specifically for school nurses and school staff.
 
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Teens with Diabetes in Transition: Supporting Self-Management

Donna Mazyck with Sarah Butler, MS, RN, Dr. Weissberg-Benchell

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Transitioning out of high school is a pivotal time in the life of a teen with diabetes. School nurses can play an important role in preparing students to assume more responsibility for their health care. In this segment we discuss the physical, social, cognitive and developmental issues involved and offer tips for how school nurses can offer support.

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Heart Health: The Importance of Teaching Students CPR

Donna Mazyck with Kathleen Rose, RN, MHA, NCS, and Dr. Dianne Atkins

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Every hour approximately 48 people will have a cardiac event outside of the hospital. However, what is surprising to many is that 6,000 children and adolescents die each year from heart failure. In this segment we discuss the pivotal role school nurses play in limiting the number of student deaths due to heart attacks in school.

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Three Tips for Preventing a Measles Outbreak at Your School

Donna Mazyck, Nichole Bobo, Dr. William Schaffner

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After the declaration that measles had been eradicated in the US, the disease is making a comeback. In this segment we offer prevention tips to be shared with teachers, parents and students.
 
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