VASN 2018 Virginia Assembly Update

Author:  Becky Bowers-Lanier The Virginia General Assembly, known for its commitment to history and tradition, experienced a seismic shift in its political landscape after the November 2017 elections. On January 16th, 2018, a new Executive Branch was sworn in. Former Lt. Governor Ralph Northam became Virginia’s 73rd Governor, political newcomer Justin Fairfax was inaugurated as Read More

NASN 2018 Registration is NOW OPEN!!!

Today is the day! The NASN2018 registration, room block, and website are open and ready for you to sign up! Earn up to 19.25 CNE contact hours. Customize your learning with options from 32+ breakout sessions, eight workshops and six general sessions. Many special events are also planned to celebrate NASN’s 50th Anniversary! Register today! 

VASN Distinguished Service Awards

VASN Distinguished Service Awards recognize those who have gone above and beyond as leaders in nursing. VASN presented this award to selected nurses in recognition for their dedicated servant leadership. Their exceptional professional school nursing practice and leadership have significantly benefitted school nurse colleagues, students, the community and our profession. 2013 recipients included Dianne Meek, Diane Allen, Read More

New Social Media

Virginia Association of School Nurses (VASN) is pleased to announce its new and updated online social media platforms. Understanding that social media plays a huge role in communicating within the organization as well as to others in the health care world, VASN can now be found on Twitter and Facebook. Follow on Twitter Like us Read More

VASN SOQ Position Statement

This is a very exciting time to be a school nurse in Virginia! I am grateful for those of you who have been passionate advocates for school nursing services in the Commonwealth. Your voices have been heard, and the BOE is currently considering a proposal to add School Nursing Services into the Standards of Quality Read More