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Informing Parents and Teens About Meningitis Prevention

Donna Mazyck with Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN, Dara Torres 

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Meningitis is a  disease that is much more harmful to teens than most parents realize. In this segment we talk about the role school nurses can play in helping to protect children from this deadly infection.

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Teaching Young Girls to Do Breast Health Exams

Donna Mazyck with Mary Ann Wasil 

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Our guest today has started a breast health exam movement with support from school nurses. Listen in and find out why school nurses are so important to fighting breast cancer and what you can do to help in your school. 

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Enterovirus, EV-D68: What You Need to Know

Donna Mazyck with Dr. Julia S. Sammons 

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Instances of enterovirus  D68 are being identified across the country and impacting children at many schools.Tune in to learn what information school nurse should be prepared to share with staff, parents and children.

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Creating a Team Plan for Managing Hypoglycemia in School

Donna Mazyck with Susan Hoffmann MSN, RN, NCSN, and Sarah Butler, MS, RN, CDE, NCSN, 

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Supporting students who are at risk of hypoglycemia requires a team effort.  In this segment we discuss what's required to ensure that all school staff can recognize hypoglycemia and know how to appropriately respond.

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