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How School Nurses Are Partnering With Public Health Nurses

Donna Mazyck, Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN, Sharon A. R. Stanley, Ph.D.

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In this segment we discuss how school Nurses and public health nurses are collaborating  to ensure that the health needs of the community are being addressed.
 
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Changing Policy and Protocols for Giving Epinephrine Safely at School

Donna Mazyck, Carrie Clarke, Dr. Michael Pistiner

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School nurses are facing many changes in the policies and protocols for administering epinephrine at school. Laws have been passed in over 45 states that allow the use of stock epinephrine.  Many school nurses now have the responsibility of teaching unlicensed  persons to administer epinephrine in emergency scenarios. In this segment we look as sound policies to guide an emergency response.
 
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Reflections on School Nursing: Highlights, Wish Lists, Best Moments

Donna Mazyck, Lara Booth, Carolyn Duff

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This year we celebrate national School Nurses Day by reflecting on school nursing highlights, our growing importance, and wish lists of what school nurses need and want.
 
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Uncommon Tick Borne Diseases That Impact Kids

Donna Mazyck, Marjorie Cole, Gordon Christensen

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April is the beginning of the season for higher exposure to tick bites.  In this segment we look at a variety of uncommon tick borne diseases and identify the regions across the nation where children are most at risk.
 
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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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