Texas School Nurses Organization Community Blog

School Nurse's Day 2018. President's Message I am so honored to recognize and celebrate all Texas School Nurses as you care for and advocate tirelessly for over 5.35 million students. School Nurses provide care coordination for an ever increasing number of acute, chronic and medically complex health conditions. As the healthcare leaders and experts on our campuses, we bridge the gap between health and education leading to a significant positive impact on student learning. Governor Abbott’s School Nurse Day Proclamation link is above. Please print and post in your offices. I encourage you to share this newsletter with your school nurse colleagues, ...
This Newsletter takes NASN's Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice approach.    Standards of Practice - Care Coordination - Leadership - Quality Improvement - Community/Public Health April Newsletter
Attached is the Report of what we were able to do with the Funds donated to the Texas School Nurses Harvey Relief Fund, thanks to everyone who donated, it was greatly appreciated.    Harvey Relief Fund Report
Many of you in the upper half of the state may be looking for a tangible way to help your fellow school nurses devastated by this storm. We have just begun receiving preliminary reports of damage to schools and clinics as well as personal loss to some of our members. We have no doubt that the damage reports will begin pouring in. We have begun a specific campaign to raise donations that can we can get to our nurses quickly through GoFundMe. Any amount is very much appreciated and will enable us to help more nurses than we could help alone. We are humbled and tremendously grateful to be a part of such a caring specialty. Texas School Nurse Relief Fund .

Harvey Devastation

As Harvey continues to devastate southeastern Texas (especially Regions 2,3 & 4), with catastrophic, record flooding, TSNO sends our thoughts and prayers for your safety and the safety of your students & schools. Please let us know that you're safe and how this hurricane may impact school health services? Destruction of facilities? How you're getting started back up if there was damage? If you see more kids in clinics when school opens back up. Read the Houston Area School Closings article .
The Back-to School TSNO Newsletter is ready.  In this issue: Solar Eclipse Protection Spinal Screening Photoscreening School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 3rd Edition School Nurse Administrators: Leadership and Management Professional Practice Documents Back-to-School Tool Kit TSNO Excellence in School Nursing Poster Presentation Stand Up & Be Counted Legislative Updates Awards and Scholarships National Immunization Month TSNO Annual Conference- Power of the Purse Book Club Break-out - From Silence to Voice Read the newsletter .
Lice Notification Rule resources are now available in the member-only document library on this website. Access these resources .
We are delighted to invite you to join Texas School Nurses Organization’s Annual Conference at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Conference Center; this year's theme is School Nurses: Leaders United in Advancing Children's Health . Register here .