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Welcome to SNOW's website!

If you are school nurse and not yet a member, we encourage you to browse our website and consider becoming a member. SNOW is unified with the National Association of School Nurses (NASN). To become a member you can apply online at: 
http://nasn.org/home/becomeamember

If you are a new or returning member and are having trouble logging onto the website, please contact Anne McGavran, SNOW Vice President and Membership Chair at: 
mcgavrana@svsd410.orgNASN provides updated membership lists every couple of months. If you have used a new email address or are new to SNOW, Ann can check NASN’s website and add you to the roster on SNOW’s website.

 

 


The Definition of School Nursing

School nursing, a specialized practice of public health nursing, protects and promotes student health, facilitates normal development, and advances academic success. School nurses, grounded in ethical and evidence-based practice, are the leaders that bridge health care and education, provide care coordination, advocate for quality student-centered care, and collaborate to design systems that allow individuals and communities to develop their full potentials." (NASN 2016)


The school nurse role includes:
  • Provide first aid care and health assessment
  •  Write care plans and coordinate the care of students with chronic or acute health conditions
  •  Communicate with teachers and staff to ensure the safety and well-being of  students
  • Administer medications and monitor delegated medication administration
  • Assist in the evaluation of students for Special Services (Special Education)
  • Coordinate and provide vision and hearing screenings
  • Assist families in accessing health insurance and health care services
  • Educate and train staff on: asthma, life threatening allergies, diabetes, and blood borne pathogens

Want to know more about being a school nurse? Please contact a school nurse from our organization for more information:

 Please Check out our Brochure on School Nursing: School Nurse Brochure.pdf

Amy Norton

Communication Chair
E-mail: 
ANortonRN@gmail.com
Phone: 
(509)823-6028

Catherine Shutty
Public Relations Chair
E-mail: 
cshutty@live.com

 





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