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President’s Welcome

  Welcome to the Delaware School Nurse Association’s web site. DSNA is a group of registered professional nurses who work in Delaware private, public and charter schools and our association’s mission is to “promote the profession of school nursing and to advance the delivery of professional school health services to promote optimal learning in students. [...]

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Megan Fioravanti RN, NCSN DE School Nurse of the Year 2015

Megan Fioravanti, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse with the Red Clay Consolidated School District for 18 years.  Megan was the school nurse at Alexis I. DuPont High School for 17 years and has transitioned to the Meadowood School this year.  She has held various leadership positions in Red Clay and is the DSNA [...]

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Legislative Priorities

NASN Director Becky King and NASN President-elect Beth Mattey met with Senator Carper in Washington, DC to discuss children’s health issues.  NASN’s 3 legislative priorities include: 1)  Re-introducing the School Nurse Grant bill to fund school nurses in under-served areas. 2)  The reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  NASN encourages Congress to include [...]

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DSNA Fall Conference November 15, 2014

Delaware School Nurse Association ANNUAL Fall CONFERENCE IN Dewey Beach Delaware DSNA 2014: Healthy Children Learn Better The Delaware School Nurse Association held its annual fall conference themed “Healthy Children Learn Better” on November 15th at the Hyatt Place Dewey Beach, Delaware. The one day conference offered school nurses from across the state with strategies [...]

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atTack Addiction

  “Bringing awareness to the dangers of alcohol and drugs to students in New Castle County, Delaware and Beyond.”  Please join the Delaware School Nurse Association as we take a stand and walk together to help our students, families and communities as we atTack Addition together! Date:  Saturday, February 28, 2015 Registration opens:  8:00 am-Race [...]

Student Health Examination Requirement Update

A requirement for a health examination prior to entry into 9th Grade was adopted in December, 2011 by the Delaware Department of Education.  Starting with the 2012-2013 school year, all students entering both kindergarten and 9th grade must have a health examination done within two years of entry into the grade.   To assure compliance for [...]