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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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School Flu Risk--More Severe This Year: Seven Steps to Take

Donna Mazyck with Nichole Bobo, MSN, RN and Lorraine Schoenstadt, BSN, MS, RN

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As we enter into what is typically the height of flu season, the risk is particularly severe this year. In this segment we discuss why students are more at risk and offer specifc additional precautions to share with staff, students and parents.

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