Indiana Association of School Nurses: The professional association for Indiana's school nurses. An affiliate of the National Association of School Nurses

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The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) envisions school communities where students are healthy, safe, and ready to learn. When violent acts, such as school shootings, threaten the safety and well-being of students and school staff, action must be focused on common sense solutions. In recent days, NASN joined the voices of multiple organizations who care about the safety of children and teens. NASN signed onto letters requesting Congress to work in a bipartisan way to enact laws that will keep children safe. ~NASN President, Nina Fekaris

NASN Gun Violence position brief_2018

NASN position statement on violence in schools

Noblesville West Middle School nurse honored for saving a student

IASN’s president-elect, Andrea Tanner, and state director, Chris Amidon, were presented with an award for increasing membership 26.6% due to a partnership with the Indiana Department of Education. Laurie Combe of NASN is pictured with Andrea and Chris.

For details on our Excellence in School Nursing & School Nurse Administrator awards:  www.inasn.org/home/about-iasn/awards/

NASN’S Back-To-School Toolkit is here! It’s interactive and chock-full of resources and programs!

SCHOOL NURSING IN THE NEWS

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Article by IASN immediate past president Leisa Prasser  A good back-to-school share on how teachers can partner with school nurses, Fall 2016 issue of Kappa Delta Pi “Teacher Advocate” magazine

American Academy of Pediatrics endorses full-time nurse in every school, May 2016

Why School Nurses Are the Ticket to Healthier Communities  by Susan Hasmiller, senior advisor for nursing for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and director of the “Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action.”

 EVERY SCHOOL NEEDS A FULL-TIME NURSE

School Nurses Save Lives by Edie Brous, Nurse-Attorney

The mission of IASN/NASN: To advance school nurse practice to keep students healthy, safe and ready to learn.

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  A proud affiliate of the National Association of School Nurses