NASN Radio- National Association of School Nurses
Summary: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.