Mission: As registered professional school nurses, we provide comprehensive school health services to ensure that all students achieve their full education potential.
Vision: New Hampshire School Nurses Association (NHSNA) provides leadership and education to support New Hampshire school nurse standards of practice, care coordination, leadership, quality improvement, and community public health. New Hampshire school nurses are committed to promoting the health of students and school communities through evidence based clinical practice, health promotion, and education. NH school nurses are integral members of the school leadership and education teams, and are committed to collaborating with professional organizations and health care teams. Through strength in membership and advocacy, NHSNA creates the infrastructure to promote excellence in school nurse practice across the state.
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COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS
NH DPHS School Nurse Toolkit (updates in orange)
COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs for Parents
Coming soon: The immunization program has been rolling out the immunization registry in the past year to physician offices. Currently, they are also working on the procedures to give access to school nurses. Stay tuned for more information!
Supporting Communication between the Medical Home and School Nurse for Student Mental Health
The NH Pediatric Improvement Partnership recently sponsored a webinar with a panel of physicians and school nurses addressing the topic of communication between school nurses and the medical home. They have generously given access to all School Nurses in New Hampshire.
10/7/2021 School nurses: COVID-19 testing key to keeping kids in class Keene Sentinel
1/02/2021 School Nurses Among Frontline Workers https://www.wmur.com/article/school-nurses-among-frontline-workers-first-responders-receiving-first-covid-19-vaccines/35111352
10/20/2020 School Nurses help with contact tracing. NPR Sarah Gibson
Testimony to the Legislative Advisory Board to the GOFERR Committee WMUR
Close UP: School Nurses prep for return to the classroom WMUR August 15th
School nurses ask about masks, ventilation WMUR August 4th
Our Turn: School reopening uncertainty: Flexibility is not an excuse (opinion column) (school nurses mentioned)
By ANDRU VOLINSKY and AMANDA RUSSELL For the Concord Monitor Published: 7/31/2020 6:20:14 AM
Lawmakers hear school opening concerns about funding and safety July 29th The Berlin Sun Garry Rayno of InDepthnh.org
The School Health Manual was created by Nancy Wells and Martha Judson on behalf of the New Hampshire School Nurses’ Association (NHSNA) in order to provide resources on the most important issues and topics for school nurse practice. The NHSNA Board of Directors has always been there, and will continue to be there, for school nurses, partners and our communities. We want to thank all the NHSNA members for supporting their professional organization. NHSNA is the voice of New Hampshire School Nursing and the manual continues that commitment to excellence. ACCESS THE MANUAL
Influenza Like Illness Reporting
The time it takes to report is very small. The impact is quite large!
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