Grant and Scholarship Opportunities from NASN Educational Advancement Scholarships: Deadline October 15th Research Grants: Deadline October 31st Click HERE to learn more.
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VASN President-elect Gina Bellamy attended the Virginia Board of Education (VBoE) Public Hearings on the Standards of Quality (SOQ) Draft Proposal May 21st in Prince William County and participated in the Focus Group. Gina verbalized VASN’s position on Specialized Student Support Personnel (§ 22.1-253.13:2 Standard 2. Instructional, administrative, and support personnel). While VASN supports creating Read More
Have you been a practicing school nurse for a while? Have you thought about taking the NCSN exam for a while? Now is your chance to join a pretty select group of nurses from Virginia and across the nation. A limited number of school nurses will be selected to participate in the National Certified Read More
Deadline to submit nominations is June 13, 2019. VASN has the following leadership positions open for nominations: President-elect and Secretary. If you would like to nominate someone for one of the following positions, please read the description of the duties below, and complete the nomination form. The nomination form can be found HERE Read More
Virginia School Nurses- Happy School Nurse Day! The Virginia Department of Education along with colleagues at the Department of Health thank all of you- School Nurses, School Nurse Coordinators and school health staff for your efforts in caring for students across the Commonwealth. A shout out to those of you that have stepped up (and Read More
Summer Institute for School Nursing at Longwood University in Farmville, VA July 8th: Pre-conference July 9-11: Main Conference $75 for pre-conference sessions $175 for July 9-11 Registration fee includes; Meals as indicated, lodging on campus, CEU’s, resource bag Click HERE to register. Deadline to register is June 19, 2019 at midnight. —
Congratulations to Jasmine Wood, from Alexandria, Virginia on being selected as the 2018 Virginia School Nurse of the Year! Jasmine is the School Nurse at Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy in Alexandria City Public Schools. She has over 18 years of experience as a registered nurse, with the last 7 years in school health. As a school Read More
Virginia School Nurses were in record attendance at the 50th Anniversary Celebration during NASN’s Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Collecting, recording, and the usage of data to help advance the practice of school nursing was an important focus during this year’s conference. Join us at NASN’s Annual Conference next year in Denver, Colorado!
Dr. Bryan Tompkins, orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospital, and Virginia NASN Director Kae Bruch joined Donna Mazyck, Executive Director for the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), for the ‘NASN School Nurse Chat – Summer Safety‘ recorded in May. This NASN School Nurse Chat Podcast focuses on summer safety, the importance of receiving appropriate care Read More