Fri.Mar 01, 2024

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The Relentless School Nurse: There is Nothing “Routine” in School Nursing!

Relentless School Nurse

There is a concerning trend happening in state houses across the country fundamentally impacting how school health services are delivered by licensed school nurses. The most recent state is Wyoming, passing a bill that under the guise of “protecting parental rights,” requires schools to create lists of “routine” school nursing services that parents will have to agree to.

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Celebrating Women in Medicine

Stanford Childrens

This is the first part of a monthlong series in honor of Women’s History Month. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we’re sharing the stories of women in medicine caring for other women and children across Stanford Medicine Children’s Health , from the operating room to research labs to advocacy in the community. We’re honored to spotlight these clinicians who are making a world of difference in the lives of patients, their families, and colleagues, and in their community—and to


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The Relentless School Nurse: The Significance of Returning to In-Person Conferences

Relentless School Nurse

Eileen Gavin is President of the New Jersey State School Nurse Association (NJSSNA) and she has an important message to share about the significance of returning to in-person school nursing conferences. Her message is heartfelt and aims to encourage the return of in-person attendance as a way to reconnect and regroup. We spend so much time in isolation as school nurses, that when given an opportunity to convene face to face, it can be healing and bolster our resilience.

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Unexpected benefits: Gemma’s Martial Arts Story

Every Kids Sports

Did you know that sports bring unexpected benefits that go beyond the game, enriching lives in surprising ways? Gemma, an 8-year-old with “boundless energy”, thrives on activity. However, her journey is uniquely influenced by the challenges of having two older siblings with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Despite Gemma’s spirited nature, she encounters frustrations stemming from her family dynamics and requires strategies to navigate them effectively.

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Reimagine the Role of PE to Reconnect With Your Students

Speaker: Jeremy Kellem, M.Ed. - Educational Strategist, Former Athlete, and CEO/Founder of W.I.N. (We Impact Now, LLC)

For many students, physical education is critical to becoming active and developing healthy routines. But how is this possible anymore with the repercussions of the pandemic? Years of COVID-19, social distancing, and virtual learning have all had a profound effect on students, which means educators need to adjust their classes accordingly. The good news is that P.E. can still play a vital role in helping students intellectually, emotionally, physically, and socially.

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Herd That Nutrition Conference

Arizona Health and Physical Education

The 2024 Herd That! Nutrition Conference is Sponsored by the Dairy Council of Arizona The mission of this nutrition conference is to network with other like-minded professionals, earn continuing professional education units, learn about the latest science-based research surrounding nutrient-dense foods, and receive resources to assist with client education.