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deadline for nominations is January 10, 2020


Call for Nominations
NH School Nurse of the Year 2020 - 2021!

The NH School Nurse of the Year award recognizes an outstanding school nurse for his/ her contributions to the school and community they serve.If you know a school nurse who inspires you with his/ her dedication to the school community, please consider nominating him/ her for this prestigious award!  READ MORE HERE

Every Student Counts is a National School Health Data Set that helps identify key nursing activities that gives data to influence policy and support evidence-based care.

Who should participate?
      Every private and public school nurse in the state regardless of membership in the New Hampshire School Nurses’ Association or the National Association of School Nurses.  Please have one nurse in each district answer for the district as a whole.

READ MORE HERE

Influenza Like Illness Reporting

The time it takes to report is very small. The impact is quite large!
All schools are strongly encouraged to report student absenteeism to assist with public health tracking and monitoring of infectious diseases. The NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) uses this school-reported data to monitor and evaluate potential outbreaks or clusters of disease in local communities.  Please do your part!  DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS

Time to Celebrate the Passing of HB 719


To: All School Nurses
From: Kathy Barth BSN, RN, NCSN
President, New Hampshire School Nurses' Association


HB 719, the proposed bill to place a permanent position of School Nurse Coordinator in the Department of Education became part of the state budget that passed and was signed by Governor Sununu a couple of weeks ago! The Department of Education, division of Learner Support, is currently working to get the position posted. We hope to see this valuable resource for NH school nurses in place by spring.     READ MORE OF KATHY'S LETTER HERE

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

School Nurse Connections

This service is provided free of charge by The New Hampshire School Nurses Association for all school nurses, regardless of their membership status. All NH school health personnel working in a school, or agencies that work with school children are encouraged to join. NHSNA board members will be moderating the List. If you would like to join the list, have a question, are seeking information, or have an announcement to share with the List, you may email nhschoolnurses@gmail.com.  If joining, please include your full name, workplace and title.  

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.

Scholarship Money Available

General information:

A limited number of scholarships are available yearly for members of NHSNA.  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. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

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.

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