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The Relentless School Nurse: Courageous Well-Being for Nurses – Strategies for Renewal

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This book, Courageous Well-Being for Nurses , sits on my bedside table and came just in time for the start of the new school year! I am enjoying reading the many stories shared by nurses who generously reveal their challenges and triumphs to reclaim their emotional well-being.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Understanding Protective Factors for Promoting Children’s Well-being

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Photo credit: CDC Protective Factors Protective factors are individual or environmental characteristics that promote the health and emotional well-being of children and adolescents. Here are the 5 protective factors for schools and their significance in promoting children’s well-being.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Creating a Cozy Nest for Wellness in Your School Health Office

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What if we, as the caregivers of health and well-being in our school, borrowed this idea to purposefully craft environments that promote physical and emotional wellness? Reflect on what’s currently working well in your health nest. What’s in Your Health Nest? (An What would you like to add or remove?

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The Relentless School Nurse: “Taking Action: 10 Top Priorities to Promote Health Equity and Well-Being in Nursing”

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Contributing to the newly released book, Taking Action: 10 Top Priorities to Promote Health Equity and Well-Being in Nursing, has been an honor and professional highlight for me. My deepest appreciation goes to Dr. Susan Hassmiller for being a champion of school nursing and extending her generous hand to me in so many ways.

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The Relentless School Nurse: 5 Steps to Claim the Title of Chief Wellness Officer (CWO) in Your Schools

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What I have not seen is Chief Wellness Officer (CWO). With COVID as a catalyst, our contributions to school health and wellness have been on overdrive. Try on the title of Chief Wellness Officer and notice how that feels. This is a mindset, one that will serve you and your school community well.

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The Relentless School Nurse: Well, What Do You Know…Community Pushback Worked, For Now!

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Concerns were raised about the potential loss of nursing care quality and the disruption of a well-established community partnership. The decision reflects the board’s acknowledgment of the importance of school nurses in educating the whole child and contributing to wellness initiatives.

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Get Your Child Ready for School With a Yearly Well Visit

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As you gear up for another school year, scheduling a back-to-school well visit with your family pediatrician should be on your to-do list. Well visits are a proactive way to catch any potential health issues before they become actual problems. Another benefit of yearly wellness visits is that they cover potential gaps in care.

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