Indiana Association of School Nurses Community Blog

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INDIANA SCHOOL NURSE OF THE YEAR Patricia Cunningham, MSN, MBM, RN, was presented with Indiana's School Nurse of the Year award at the NCAA Headquarters in Indianapolis recently. Pat is the school nurse coordinator for Merrillville Schools. Pat describes herself as "very passionate when it comes to nursing, teaching, and serving the community. I love school nursing, but I love my students more. I consider my vocation as more than a job or a career; I consider it a ministry." She adds, "I do not see my students where they are today; I see my students as how they will be in the future--nurses, doctors, lawyers, and teachers." She loves former Surgeon General ...
NASN’S Back-To-School Toolkit is here! It’s interactive and chock-full of resources and programs!  Visit for this toolkit
Noblesville West Middle School nurse explains bond after saving shooting victim Ella Whistler --- listen to and read this story
2017-2018 Award Recipients 2017-2018 Indiana School Nurse of the Year: Julie Collings of Floyd County-New Albany Schools  Julie Collings with her parents and husband. 2017-2018 Indiana School Nurse Administrator of the Year: Teresa Stengel of Greater Clark County Schools. Teresa was unable to be present at the award celebration because her daughter went into labor earlier in the day.  IASN’s Andrea Tanner presented Teresa with her award at a school board meeting in December. Teresa Stengel with her family including the new baby! 2017-2018 K. A. Coffman Award Recipient: Lisa Robertson of the Indiana Immunization Coalition. ...
Why every school needs a full-time registered nurse is an article published on May 19, 2014 by The Truth About Nursing, a non-profit organization increasing public understanding of the central, front-line role nurses play in modern health care. #IASNNe