TSNO 2018 Conference

16th Annual School Nurse Conference: School Nurses Practice with Purpose, Professionalism and Passion - November 10-11 - Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center.
Early-Bird Registration begins September 1st. - Please read the Conference Brochure for more information.  See you there! 

Conference Brochure

TSNO has reserved a block of specially priced rooms for the conference. The reduced price is only good through October 16 or until all rooms are booked, whichever comes first. In order to secure the special group rate of $119 plus state & local taxes for one single or 2 double beds, please make your reservation now. 

You will find the information for your online reservation by using this link TSNO room rate link
If you have questions or need help with the link, please do not hesitate to ask. You may also contact Marriott Reservations directly at 1-800-228-9290 and mention "Texas School Nurses Organization" to receive your group rate.

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Sunny Thomas Memorial Award deadline is coming up next month. All applications must be postmarked no later than October 15th. The purpose of this award is to promote continuing education for the school nurse. It provides up to $1000 stipend for one Texas school nurse to attend the NASN conference. Details can be found at Access Guidelines and Application Form.

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Marriott Floor Plan
Exhibitor Prospectus

Excellence in School Nursing Poster Showcase

Please share your best practices with your fellow nurses.  We want to showcase the ideas and programs that our varied and talented nurses across the state use in their practice at our Annual Conference in November in Plano.  LVN abstracts must be co-authored by an RN.

View a presentationWhat, Why and How To to learn more.

Poster Guidelines  Download guidelines and application, due no later than October 15, 2018

Power of the Purse is TSNO's state conference community fundraiser in which all proceeds will benefit City House.
The mission of City House is to provide emergency shelter and transitional residential services to at-risk children and young adults who are in need due to abuse, neglect or homelessness.
Purse Donation:To make the silent auction process run smoothly, we will be collecting information electronically on your donations. Please go and "Sign up". You will have the opportunity to give a description and value of each purse. Please indicate if you are mailing or bringing to conference your donation. 
Please bring your purse for donation to the conference registration desk by Friday, Nov 9th or mail them along with your name, value and description of the purse to: 
Texas School Nurses Organization, Inc.
819 W. Arapaho Rd., Suite 24B, #345
Richardson, TX  75080

Twitter-icon.pngSchool nurses are using Twitter to share educational information to keep students healthy and ready to learn. Be sure and use #TSNO2018 during Conference to connect with your fellow school nurses.

Session Presentations and Handouts

Staying in the Zone: Establishing & Maintaining Professional Boundaries in School Nursing - Handout     Presentation
Dynamic Diabetes Management: "Sugar Surfing" - Handout      Presentation
Accommodating Students with Cystic Fibrosis - Handout            Presentaion
Sculpting Your Professional School Nurse Practice - Handout     Presentation
Supporting Suicidal and Self Harming Youth at School - Handout       Presentation
Prevention of HPV associated Cancers with Vaccine - Handout       Presentation

Business Meeting and Officer Reports

The Annual Business Meeting will be held Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in conjunction with the TSNO Annual Conference in Plano, TX. All members are invited to attend. Here are some documents you will find helpful:

Business Meeting

Business Meeting Standing Rules

Business Meeting Agenda

2017 Statement of Assets

2019 Approved Budget

2017 Business Meeting Minutes

Officer, Board and Committee Chair Annual Reports

President's Annual Report
Region 19
Region 20

Children’s Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact hours will be awarded.

This CNE activity is being jointly provided by Children’s Health collaboratively with Texas School Nurses Organization.