What Other Nurses are Saying
NEW MEMBER BENEFIT
SNHU has teamed up with NHSNA to offer members a 10% discount on courses taken through the College of Online and Continuing Education. Full Details are on our member's only page. Note: You must be signed into our website for the link to the members only page to appear in your menu.
DOE School Nurse Coordinator
Currently, this position is funded by a grant, but not filled.
The Board of NHSNA strongly feels that the position is needed and will continue to encourage NHDOE to do so.
School Nurse ListServ
NHSNA has formed a new LISTSERV (email group) that NH school health personnel working in a school are encouraged to join. This service is provided free of charge by NHSNA for all school nurses, regardless of their membership status. NHSNA board members will be moderating the ListServ. If you have a question, or are seeking information, or have an announcement to share with the ListServ, you may email NHSchoolNurses@gmail.com
Click on the link below to sign up:
Need To Reach Us?
We'd love to hear from you! The New Hampshire School Nurses' Association monitors the following email daily and will respond to your email within 48 hours. Email us at: NHSchoolNurses@gmail.com
Events Around the State
West Central Behavioral Health is pleased to offer free Mental Health First Aid Training in the coming months.
Tuesday May 22 8:00-5:00 Sullivan County Corrections Complex, Claremont
Tuesday June 26 8:00-5:00 Alice Peck Day Hospital/Dwinell Room, Lebanon
Friday July 13 8:00-5:00 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Heater Road, Lebanon
Call to register at 603.448.0126. Pre-registration is required.
For questions about Mental Health First Aid contact
2018 Dale Jr Foundation Safe Kids 301
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
School Nurse Flu Tool Kit
Please share with school nurses:
Currently NH public health are having a difficult time in keeping up with the record influenza cases in the state and schools are a big part of this. During the peak of H1N1 we developed a school nurse toolkit to aid school nurses by providing the necessary tools to assist with this disease. I have provided information and directions in the attachment and welcome any questions.
Scholarship Money Available
A limited number of scholarships are available yearly for NH School Nurses. The scholarship is not to exceed half the cost of the course or $500.00. Reimbursement will be made after applicant sends verification of successful course completion.
All three criteria below must be met in order to qualify:
1. A NHSNA member for at least two years.
2. Currently active in the practice of school nursing.
3. Use the scholarship for accredited course work toward a nursing- related degree.
For 30 years, Make-A-Wish® New Hampshire has been fulfilling the heartfelt wishes of New Hampshire children with life-threatening medical conditions. It is our mission to grant the wish of every eligible child in New Hampshire. But, to do so, we need your help. READ MORE HERE
If you know of a child who may be eligible for a wish, we ask that you notify the child’s family to receive permission to make the referral, and then either call us at (603) 623-9474 or refer a child on our website at www.nh.wish.org.
Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
NH Division of Public Health Services and the NH The Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (HHLPPP) works to address the risk of lead poisoning and other health and safety issues that stem from the home environment. As part of this mission, the HHLPPP is mandated to collect the data on blood lead levels of children and adults across the state in order to target resources towards the high risk communities and populations. This mandated collection of blood lead level data is the foundation of the program's annual 2016 Lead Data and Program Report READ MORE
Mission and Vision
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.