Group seeks school nurse nominations
Friday, February 8, 2013
The New Hampshire School Nurses Association is looking for nominations for “NH School Nurse of the Year.”
This award recognizes an outstanding school nurse for contributions to the school and community.
To be eligible for this award, your school nurse must meet the following criteria: is a registered professional nurse, has been practicing school nursing for a minimum of three years, is a member of the New Hampshire School Nurse Association this year and the prior year without lapse of membership, and shows evidence of excellence in school nursing practice.
Deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 15.
For information on the nomination process, contact Cathy Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nomination forms can be accessed online at www.nhschoolnurses.org.
According to the School Nurses Association,“School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well being, academic success, and life-long achievement of students. School nurses facilitate positive student responses to normal development; promote health and safety; intervene with actual and potential health problems; provide case management services; and actively collaborate with others to build student and family capacity for adaptation, self management, self advocacy, and learning.”