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The National Association of School Nurses and BAM Radio Network have partnered to bring you NASN Radio. Executive Director Donna Mazyck hosts the program that will focus on the topics you really care about. Each brief segment of NASN Radio will help keep school nurses abreast of the latest developments in student health and professional development of school nurses. New segments appear here a few days after they air on the NASN web site.

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The National Association of School Nurses and BAM Radio Network have partnered to bring you NASN Radio. Executive Director Donna Mazyck hosts the program that will focus on the topics you really care about. Each brief segment of NASN Radio will help keep school nurses abreast of the latest developments in student health and professional development of school nurses. New segments appear here a few days after they air on the NASN web site.

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Great info!

By Vivismom4 - Jun 18 2010
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These are great information for school nurses. They need to keep making them.

Listen Up! It's NASN Radio!!

By An Illinois School Nurse - Nov 20 2009
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Excellent move on the part of NASN to incorporate our iPhones/iTunes to a podcast we can listen to at any time! I listen to NPR on my phone in the evening, and now will have NASN updates. What easy access for us to professionals speaking on issues impacting or directly effecting school nursing! Thank you ~

iTunes Ratings

12 Ratings
Average Ratings
8
1
1
1
1

Great info!

By Vivismom4 - Jun 18 2010
Read more
These are great information for school nurses. They need to keep making them.

Listen Up! It's NASN Radio!!

By An Illinois School Nurse - Nov 20 2009
Read more
Excellent move on the part of NASN to incorporate our iPhones/iTunes to a podcast we can listen to at any time! I listen to NPR on my phone in the evening, and now will have NASN updates. What easy access for us to professionals speaking on issues impacting or directly effecting school nursing! Thank you ~

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NASN Radio- National Association of School Nurses

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The National Association of School Nurses and BAM Radio Network have partnered to bring you NASN Radio. Executive Director Donna Mazyck hosts the program that will focus on the topics you really care about. Each brief segment of NASN Radio will help keep school nurses abreast of the latest developments in student health and professional development of school nurses. New segments appear here a few days after they air on the NASN web site.

A School Nurse's Guide to the New Insulin Technologies

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Diabetes management in school is easier thanks to new technologies. Listen in as we review the basics every school nurse needs to know.

Follow: @schoolnurses @hopewarshaw @EStoneSN @bamradionetwork

Eva Stone is the Director of Student Support Services for Lincoln County Schools in Kentucky. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and oversees the school health, family resource, and migrant programs. She is a speaker for NASN’s HANDs program, one of the nurses selected for the healthy schools campaign 2015 school nurse leadership award, and a pumper with type 1 diabetes. Hope Warshaw has been a dietitian and certified diabetes educator for nearly 40 years. She is an insulin pump and pod trainer and a freelance writer and the author of numerous books published by American Diabetes Association. Hope is serving as president of American Association of Diabetes Educators during 2016.

Feb 15 2016

8mins

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The School Nurses Back to School Toolkit

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Join us as we walk through the issues important to school nurses as we head back to school and offer support and useful resources.

Follow: @schoolnurses @schoolhealth @bamradionetwork

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse in the Brandywine School District for 26 years. Beth is President-Elect for the National Association of School Nurses. In addition, she is an instructor at the University of Delaware.

Sep 09 2016

13mins

Play

Care and Medication Assistance for Students and Families

Podcast cover
Read more
A recent report indicated that many families are unaware of the various new healthcare options available to them. This Pfizer sponsored segment provides an overview of some of the new health care options.

Follow: @schoolnurses @Pfizer @bamradionetwork

Gary Pelletier is Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Pfizer, where he leads the Pfizer RxPathways® medicine access initiative that connects eligible patients in the US to a range of support services, including insurance counseling, co-pay help, providing Pfizer medicines for free or at a savings, and more. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Pfizer Patient Assistance Foundation, and is co-lead of the Pfizer Corporate Affairs Multicultural Center of Excellence.

Oct 13 2016

6mins

Play

3 Tools You Can Use to Help Keep the Flu Out of Your School

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Flu season starts in October, so we're taking this segment to talk about the tips and tools school nurses can use to helo fight the flu

Follow: @schoolnurses @famfightflu@bamradionetwork

Lee Ann Neill, MSN, RN, NCSN is the Coordinator of Health Services for Springfield Public Schools in Springfield, Missouri. She is actively involved in flu prevention efforts in the district, including annual on-site flu vaccination clinics for staff and students. Serese Marotta is the Chief Operating Officer for Families Fighting Flu, a national non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the lives of children and their families against influenza. Serese lost her young son to the flu in 2009, and is extremely passionate about increasing awareness and educating all families about the seriousness of the influenza and the importance of annual vaccination.

Oct 13 2016

8mins

Play

New Guidelines for Cardiac Emergencies in School

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Read more
The new guidelines for managing cardiac emergencies are out. Find out what you need to know to update your school's emergency response plan.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

As a practicing school nurse for 30 years, Kathleen Rose, RN, MHA, NCS, has served as the President of the Florida Association of School Nurses and on the Board of Directors for the National Association of School Nurses. She is now working with the American Heart Association to develop a Cardiac Emergency Response Policy for Schools to address a sudden cardiac arrest when it happens within the school.

Apr 12 2016

10mins

Play

Celebrating School Nurses: The New Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice

Podcast cover
Read more
Join us as we celebrate the value of school nurses, and pause to look at the new framework for 21st-century practice.

Follow: @schoolnurses @schoolhealth @bamradionetwork

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse in the Brandywine School District for 26 years. Beth is President-Elect for the National Association of School Nurses. In addition, she is an instructor at the University of Delaware.

May 07 2016

8mins

Play

Zika Virus: What Every School Nurse Needs to Know

Podcast cover
Read more
The new Zika virus is spreading and posing a threat that school nurses need to understand to help keep students safe. Learn the basics you need to know.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Dr. William Schaffner is past president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and has served on the Executive Board of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is also Professor of Preventive Medicine in the Department of Health Policy as well as Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.

Apr 12 2016

7mins

Play

2016 Outlook: The Road Ahead for School Nurses

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As we kickoff 2016, we decided to spend a few minutes speaking with NASN president Beth Matty. In this episode, we discuss the development that promise an exciting road ahead for school nurses.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse in the Brandywine School District for 26 years. Beth is President-Elect for the National Association of School Nurses. In addition, she is an instructor at the University of Delaware.

Jan 25 2016

10mins

Play

Student Abuse of Over the Counter Drugs: What You Need to Know

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Studies show that abuse of prescription and OTC medicines is a problem among today’s teens. Teens might abuse OTC cough medicine because it is affordable and easily available. Today, roughly one out of three teenagers knows someone who has abused OTC cough medicine to get high. Learn more.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Peggy McKibbin, is a member of National Association of School Nurses (NASN), with nearly 15 years' experience as a school nurse, and currently at Polytech High School in Woodside, Delaware. Nichole Bobo is the current Project-Manager of CDC three-year funded immunization project focused on determining knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of school nurses.

Dec 16 2015

12mins

Play

Stop the Bleed: How to Handle Life-Threatening Bleeding

Podcast cover
Read more
This special episode is part of a national initiative to train emergency responders and bystanders to stop life-threatening bleeding and save lives.

Follow: @schoolnurses @elizpaquette @bamradionetwork

Elizabeth Paquette is a graduate of Fitchburg State University and the school nurse at Malden Catholic High School for the past 15 years. She is a member of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and current Chair for the Private and Parochial School Nurses. David King is an acute care surgeon with military combact experience at the Massachuesetts General Hospital Center and an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dec 04 2015

12mins

Play

Emergency Preparedness: Back to the Basics

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Read more
School nurses play a vital role in ensuring that schools are prepared to handle myriad emergencies of various kinds. In this segment, we review the basics every school nurse needs to know.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Christine Tuck MS, BSN, RN, NCSN
has been a school nurse and Health Services Director for the Seaman USD #345 school district, in Topeka, Kansas for the past 25 years. She served on the Governor's Commission for Safe and Prepared Schools (KCSPS) whose advocacy efforts led to the creation of a Center for Safe and Prepared Schools in Kansas, in 2010. Linda Kalekas has 38 years experience in critical care, trauma, and school nursing and is currently a health services administrator for the Clark County School District, in southern Nevada, the 5th largest in the U.S. She earned a post-master's certificate in School Safety and Emergency Management in 2010, and served on the Nevada S.P.A.R.T.A.N Coalition to help all Nevada school districts develop an all hazards planning approach to prepare for school-based disasters.

Oct 06 2015

10mins

Play

The Vaccination Gap: Managing the Growing Trends in Immunization

Podcast cover
Read more
Despite the legendary work historically done by school nurses to get students vaccinated, immunization gaps still exist. In this segment, we discuss how school nurses can help close the chasm among all populations.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork
Jean Grabeel is the Manager of Health Services for Springfield Public Schools, serving over 25,000 students in Springfield, MO. A graduate of St John's School of Nursing and Missouri State University with a bachelor's in nursing.
Dr. William Schaffner is past president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and has served on the Executive Board of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is also Professor of Preventive Medicine in the Department of Health Policy as well as Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.

Aug 25 2015

10mins

Play

How School Nurses Are Partnering With Public Health Nurses

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In this segment we discuss how school Nurses and public health nurses are collaborating to ensure that the health needs of the community are being addressed.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Brad Waid is an educator & educational evangelist. Global speaker, technology guru and educational change agent
Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne.

Aug 25 2015

11mins

Play

Changing Policy and Protocols for Giving Epinephrine Safely at School

Podcast cover
Read more
School nurses are facing many changes in the policies and protocols for administering epinephrine at school. Laws have been passed in over 45 states that allow the use of stock epinephrine. Many school nurses now have the responsibility of teaching unlicensed persons to administer epinephrine in emergency scenarios. In this segment we look as sound policies to guide an emergency response.

Carrie Clarke has been a school nurse in South Dakota's largest school district for over fifteen years. She is the past president of the South Dakota School Nurses Association, winner of the 2010 Voices of Meningitis Challenge and currently serving as one of the Epinephrine Resource School Nurses for South Dakota. Dr. Michael Pistiner is a pediatric allergist for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and a voluntary Instructor of pediatrics at Boston Childrens Hospital. He serves as a voluntary consultant for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, School Health Services. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics where he is a member of the Council of School Health and the Section of Allergy & Immunology

May 18 2015

10mins

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Reflections on School Nursing: Highlights, Wish Lists, Best Moments

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This year we celebrate national School Nurses Day by reflecting on school nursing highlights, our growing importance, and wish lists of what school nurses need and want.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Lara Booth currently serves as the Float and Lead nurse for the Indian River School District, Sussex County Delaware and as the Secretary for DSNA. Carolyn Duff, MS, RN, NCSN is President-elect of the National Association of School Nurses. A school nurse for fifteen years, she is a Nationally Certified School Nurse employed as an elementary school nurse in Columbia, South Carolina.

May 04 2015

9mins

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Uncommon Tick Borne Diseases That Impact Kids

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April is the beginning of the season for higher exposure to tick bites. In this segment we look at a variety of uncommon tick borne diseases and identify the regions across the nation where children are most at risk.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Marjorie Cole, MSN, RN, is the State School Nurse Consultant at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. In this role she is responsible for providing consultation to Missouri's 1,500 school nurses. Gordon Christensen, M.D. is Professor and Infectious Disease Specialist in Tropical Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Clinical Tropical Medicine, and Knowledge in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health. He has been elected by peers for inclusion in "Best Doctors in America"(1996 through 2010, consecutively).

Apr 16 2015

12mins

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Teaching Alcohol Responsibility to Teens

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Underage drinking at the elementary, middle-school and high school levels is a concern for parents and educators. In this segment we discuss the latest statistics and research. Finally, we point to educational resources created specifically for school nurses and school staff.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Shirley Schwartz has been Director of Nursing Education at NASN for the last 11 years. She has extensive experience in children's health and school health. Ralph Blackman is President and CEO of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. The Foundation has transformed countless lives through programs that contributed to significant reductions in drunk driving and underage drinking. Funded for more than 23 years by the nationâls leading distillers, they bring individuals, families and communities together to guide a lifetime of conversations around alcohol responsibility.

Mar 31 2015

12mins

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Teens with Diabetes in Transition: Supporting Self-Management

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Transitioning out of high school is a pivotal time in the life of a teen with diabetes. School nurses can play an important role in preparing students to assume more responsibility for their health care. In this segment we discuss the physical, social, cognitive and developmental issues involved and offer tips for how school nurses can offer support.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Sarah Butler, MS, RN, CDE, NCSN, is a nationally certified school nurse and certified diabetes educator. She is the Director of Diabetes and Nursing Education for the National Association of School Nurses. She is a member of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) Children & Adolescents with Diabetes Stakeholder Group. Dr. Weissberg-Benchell is a pediatric psychologist and certified diabetes educator with over 20 years of research experience and clinical work with children and adolescents with diabetes and their families. She is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

Mar 12 2015

12mins

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Managing Student's Insulin Needs During the School Day

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In this segment we discuss insulin types, insulin storage and the ways school nurses can help students manage their insulin during the school day.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Kim Higgins is a registered nurse and has been a diabetes educator for 30 years. She enjoys working with pediatric endocrinologists, families and children/teens with type 1 diabetes. Kim has been an NASN H.A.N.D.S. program instructor since 2008. Jean Grabeel is the Manager of Health Services for Springfield Public Schools, serving over 25,000 students in Springfield, MO. A graduate of St John's School of Nursing and Missouri State University with a bachelor's in nursing. She earned her master's in health education from University Missouri- Columbia.

Mar 03 2015

11mins

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Heart Health: The Importance of Teaching Students CPR

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Every hour approximately 48 people will have a cardiac event outside of the hospital. However, what is surprising to many is that 6,000 children and adolescents die each year from heart failure. In this segment we discuss the pivotal role school nurses play in limiting the number of student deaths due to heart attacks in school.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Kathleen Rose, RN, MHA, NCS, the NASN Director of Florida Association of School Nurses, she has been a school nurse for 30 years, working from Pre-K through 12th grade. During that time, she taught CPR, AED and first aid to students, staff and coaches. In addition, she created an educational unit, "Healthy Hearts - Now and Later" for elementary and MS students. Dr. Dianne Atkins is a Pediatric Cardiologist at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital and her research interests have centered around cardiac arrest in the Young, CPR training and defibrillation. An active volunteer for the American Heart Association, she worked with the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee.

Feb 19 2015

10mins

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Preventing Student Deaths from SCA: How You Can Help

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Sudden cardiac arrest is the number one killer of student athletes. School nurses are well-positioned to help save lives. Learn the most current practices school nurses are taking to save students' lives.
Follow: @schoolnurses @Pfizer @PHWorg @bamradionetwork

Michele Snyder has been Executive Director of Parent Heart Watch since 2010. She has over two decades of experience in the non-profit sector.

Dec 14 2016

8mins

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Helping Students Avoid Burns and Recover from Burn Injuries

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The holidays are also high season for burn injuries. Join us for this refresher on the ABCs of managing burn injuries along with tips on helping recovering students return to school.

Philip H. Chang, M.D.
is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and also cares for burn patients at the University of Cincinnati where he is an assistant professor of surgery. His interests are novel treatments of post-burn itch, burn and scar assessment technology, and history of surgery.

Dec 14 2016

6mins

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A School Nurses' Guide to Sports Injuries and Fractures

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Sports injuries impact millions of students annually. In this episode, we offer school nurses tips, tools, and resources to help students with injury prevention, safety information, and care when injuries occur at school.

Michael J. Priola, D.O., is a board-certified pediatric orthopaedic and sports medicine surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Twin Cities.
He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics and the American Osteopathic Association.

Nov 09 2016

5mins

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Managing Student Food Allergies

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As most school nurses know, food allergies can be potentially fatal. The symptoms may be mild (rashes, hives, itching, swelling, etc.) or severe (trouble breathing, wheezing, loss of consciousness, etc.). Creating a safe environment for students with food allergies requires collaboration between the school nurse, parents, the child and other school staff. This segment provides a guide for creating an allergy management plan for your school.

Oct 13 2016

10mins

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The Student Drug Abuse Problem School Nurses Often Miss

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The new trend in student drug abuse is more insidious because it often goes undetected by parents, teachers and school nurses. The abuse of legal over the counter drugs like cough medicine can produce major health issue that confound school nurses who don't know what to look for and what questions to ask. Find out what you need to know.
Shelley Schneiderman Ducker is Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)'s Director of Communications and Outreach. A former reporter with pharmaceutical business newsletter The Pink Sheet, Shelley has covered a broad range of issues ranging from FDA policy and enforcement, drug advertising and FDA reform and more. Peggy McKibbin has nearly 15 years' experience as a school nurse and currently works at Polytech High School in Woodside, Delaware. Peggy, a mother of two, is also a member of the Five Moms: Stopping Cough Medicine Abuse initiative, part of the Stop Medicine Abuse prevention campaign.

Oct 13 2016

9mins

Play

Care and Medication Assistance for Students and Families

Podcast cover
Read more
A recent report indicated that many families are unaware of the various new healthcare options available to them. This Pfizer sponsored segment provides an overview of some of the new health care options.

Follow: @schoolnurses @Pfizer @bamradionetwork

Gary Pelletier is Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Pfizer, where he leads the Pfizer RxPathways® medicine access initiative that connects eligible patients in the US to a range of support services, including insurance counseling, co-pay help, providing Pfizer medicines for free or at a savings, and more. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Pfizer Patient Assistance Foundation, and is co-lead of the Pfizer Corporate Affairs Multicultural Center of Excellence.

Oct 13 2016

6mins

Play

3 Tools You Can Use to Help Keep the Flu Out of Your School

Podcast cover
Read more
Flu season starts in October, so we're taking this segment to talk about the tips and tools school nurses can use to helo fight the flu

Follow: @schoolnurses @famfightflu@bamradionetwork

Lee Ann Neill, MSN, RN, NCSN is the Coordinator of Health Services for Springfield Public Schools in Springfield, Missouri. She is actively involved in flu prevention efforts in the district, including annual on-site flu vaccination clinics for staff and students. Serese Marotta is the Chief Operating Officer for Families Fighting Flu, a national non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the lives of children and their families against influenza. Serese lost her young son to the flu in 2009, and is extremely passionate about increasing awareness and educating all families about the seriousness of the influenza and the importance of annual vaccination.

Oct 13 2016

8mins

Play

The School Nurses Back to School Toolkit

Podcast cover
Read more
Join us as we walk through the issues important to school nurses as we head back to school and offer support and useful resources.

Follow: @schoolnurses @schoolhealth @bamradionetwork

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse in the Brandywine School District for 26 years. Beth is President-Elect for the National Association of School Nurses. In addition, she is an instructor at the University of Delaware.

Sep 09 2016

13mins

Play

Celebrating School Nurses: The New Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice

Podcast cover
Read more
Join us as we celebrate the value of school nurses, and pause to look at the new framework for 21st-century practice.

Follow: @schoolnurses @schoolhealth @bamradionetwork

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse in the Brandywine School District for 26 years. Beth is President-Elect for the National Association of School Nurses. In addition, she is an instructor at the University of Delaware.

May 07 2016

8mins

Play

Zika Virus: What Every School Nurse Needs to Know

Podcast cover
Read more
The new Zika virus is spreading and posing a threat that school nurses need to understand to help keep students safe. Learn the basics you need to know.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Dr. William Schaffner is past president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and has served on the Executive Board of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is also Professor of Preventive Medicine in the Department of Health Policy as well as Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.

Apr 12 2016

7mins

Play

New Guidelines for Cardiac Emergencies in School

Podcast cover
Read more
The new guidelines for managing cardiac emergencies are out. Find out what you need to know to update your school's emergency response plan.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

As a practicing school nurse for 30 years, Kathleen Rose, RN, MHA, NCS, has served as the President of the Florida Association of School Nurses and on the Board of Directors for the National Association of School Nurses. She is now working with the American Heart Association to develop a Cardiac Emergency Response Policy for Schools to address a sudden cardiac arrest when it happens within the school.

Apr 12 2016

10mins

Play

A School Nurse's Guide to the New Insulin Technologies

Podcast cover
Read more
Diabetes management in school is easier thanks to new technologies. Listen in as we review the basics every school nurse needs to know.

Follow: @schoolnurses @hopewarshaw @EStoneSN @bamradionetwork

Eva Stone is the Director of Student Support Services for Lincoln County Schools in Kentucky. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and oversees the school health, family resource, and migrant programs. She is a speaker for NASN’s HANDs program, one of the nurses selected for the healthy schools campaign 2015 school nurse leadership award, and a pumper with type 1 diabetes. Hope Warshaw has been a dietitian and certified diabetes educator for nearly 40 years. She is an insulin pump and pod trainer and a freelance writer and the author of numerous books published by American Diabetes Association. Hope is serving as president of American Association of Diabetes Educators during 2016.

Feb 15 2016

8mins

Play

2016 Outlook: The Road Ahead for School Nurses

Podcast cover
Read more
As we kickoff 2016, we decided to spend a few minutes speaking with NASN president Beth Matty. In this episode, we discuss the development that promise an exciting road ahead for school nurses.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse in the Brandywine School District for 26 years. Beth is President-Elect for the National Association of School Nurses. In addition, she is an instructor at the University of Delaware.

Jan 25 2016

10mins

Play

Student Abuse of Over the Counter Drugs: What You Need to Know

Podcast cover
Read more
Studies show that abuse of prescription and OTC medicines is a problem among today’s teens. Teens might abuse OTC cough medicine because it is affordable and easily available. Today, roughly one out of three teenagers knows someone who has abused OTC cough medicine to get high. Learn more.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Peggy McKibbin, is a member of National Association of School Nurses (NASN), with nearly 15 years' experience as a school nurse, and currently at Polytech High School in Woodside, Delaware. Nichole Bobo is the current Project-Manager of CDC three-year funded immunization project focused on determining knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of school nurses.

Dec 16 2015

12mins

Play

Stop the Bleed: How to Handle Life-Threatening Bleeding

Podcast cover
Read more
This special episode is part of a national initiative to train emergency responders and bystanders to stop life-threatening bleeding and save lives.

Follow: @schoolnurses @elizpaquette @bamradionetwork

Elizabeth Paquette is a graduate of Fitchburg State University and the school nurse at Malden Catholic High School for the past 15 years. She is a member of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and current Chair for the Private and Parochial School Nurses. David King is an acute care surgeon with military combact experience at the Massachuesetts General Hospital Center and an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dec 04 2015

12mins

Play

Emergency Preparedness: Back to the Basics

Podcast cover
Read more
School nurses play a vital role in ensuring that schools are prepared to handle myriad emergencies of various kinds. In this segment, we review the basics every school nurse needs to know.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Christine Tuck MS, BSN, RN, NCSN
has been a school nurse and Health Services Director for the Seaman USD #345 school district, in Topeka, Kansas for the past 25 years. She served on the Governor's Commission for Safe and Prepared Schools (KCSPS) whose advocacy efforts led to the creation of a Center for Safe and Prepared Schools in Kansas, in 2010. Linda Kalekas has 38 years experience in critical care, trauma, and school nursing and is currently a health services administrator for the Clark County School District, in southern Nevada, the 5th largest in the U.S. She earned a post-master's certificate in School Safety and Emergency Management in 2010, and served on the Nevada S.P.A.R.T.A.N Coalition to help all Nevada school districts develop an all hazards planning approach to prepare for school-based disasters.

Oct 06 2015

10mins

Play

The Vaccination Gap: Managing the Growing Trends in Immunization

Podcast cover
Read more
Despite the legendary work historically done by school nurses to get students vaccinated, immunization gaps still exist. In this segment, we discuss how school nurses can help close the chasm among all populations.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork
Jean Grabeel is the Manager of Health Services for Springfield Public Schools, serving over 25,000 students in Springfield, MO. A graduate of St John's School of Nursing and Missouri State University with a bachelor's in nursing.
Dr. William Schaffner is past president of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases and has served on the Executive Board of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is also Professor of Preventive Medicine in the Department of Health Policy as well as Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee.

Aug 25 2015

10mins

Play

How School Nurses Are Partnering With Public Health Nurses

Podcast cover
Read more
In this segment we discuss how school Nurses and public health nurses are collaborating to ensure that the health needs of the community are being addressed.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Brad Waid is an educator & educational evangelist. Global speaker, technology guru and educational change agent
Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne.

Aug 25 2015

11mins

Play

Changing Policy and Protocols for Giving Epinephrine Safely at School

Podcast cover
Read more
School nurses are facing many changes in the policies and protocols for administering epinephrine at school. Laws have been passed in over 45 states that allow the use of stock epinephrine. Many school nurses now have the responsibility of teaching unlicensed persons to administer epinephrine in emergency scenarios. In this segment we look as sound policies to guide an emergency response.

Carrie Clarke has been a school nurse in South Dakota's largest school district for over fifteen years. She is the past president of the South Dakota School Nurses Association, winner of the 2010 Voices of Meningitis Challenge and currently serving as one of the Epinephrine Resource School Nurses for South Dakota. Dr. Michael Pistiner is a pediatric allergist for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and a voluntary Instructor of pediatrics at Boston Childrens Hospital. He serves as a voluntary consultant for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, School Health Services. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics where he is a member of the Council of School Health and the Section of Allergy & Immunology

May 18 2015

10mins

Play

Reflections on School Nursing: Highlights, Wish Lists, Best Moments

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This year we celebrate national School Nurses Day by reflecting on school nursing highlights, our growing importance, and wish lists of what school nurses need and want.

Follow: @schoolnurses @bamradionetwork

Lara Booth currently serves as the Float and Lead nurse for the Indian River School District, Sussex County Delaware and as the Secretary for DSNA. Carolyn Duff, MS, RN, NCSN is President-elect of the National Association of School Nurses. A school nurse for fifteen years, she is a Nationally Certified School Nurse employed as an elementary school nurse in Columbia, South Carolina.

May 04 2015

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