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Role of School Nurses in Identifying the Need for Speech Therapy

Donna Mazyck with Nancy Carrera, RN, and Deborah Adamczyk Dixon, M.A. CCC-SLP

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Unidentified speech issues in students can have a profound impact on their literacy and ability to succeed academically. School nurses are in a key position to spot students who need special attention in this area. In this segment we talk about common speech issues and how to identify them.

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The New School Nurse Leadership Handbook

Donna Mazyck with Carol C. Costante, MA, BSN, RN, NCSN, FNASN

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There has never been a book published specifically dedicated to the unique needs of school nurse administrators until now. In this segment the editor explains why this new textbook is an invaluable resources for school nurses, how it will save you time, give you confidence, and help you avoid the big mistakes, as you manage your school nurse program.

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A Roundtable Discussion on Swine Flu

Host: Amy Garcia Executive Director NASN

Children are two-to-three times more likely to get sick with the flu and spread the virus to others. Because flu outbreaks are a major concern to schools nationwide, this segment offers guildlines to school nurses for dealing with the H1N1 (Swine) flu.
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New Funding for Top Priorities

Amy Garcia with Mary Kusler and Mary Louise Embrey

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Mary Louise Embrey, NASN's Director of Government Affairs, and Mary Kusler, Assistant Director for Advocacy and Policy at the American Association of School Administrators, discuss the Stimulus funds, possible uses, and how the various pools of new funding will impact the priorities of the organizations.

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