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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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Comprehensive Induction Program

This online module provides the school nurse with the background to define leadership, describe professionalism and understand how the related concepts of mentoring and continuing education support leadership and professionalism in school nursing as well as identify leadership and professional activities on the individual, school and organizational level. Application CIP-SN-LeadershipModule-Jan2015

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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 [...]

Karen Kleinschmidt, RN School Nurse of the Year and Karen Keller-Christina School District Supervisor

Annual Spring Conference/Celebration

  The Delaware School Nurse Association (DSNA) held its annual Spring Conference “The Change Begins with YOU” on May 3rd at Dover Downs Rollins Center.  Over 125 school nurses from across the state attended the all day Saturday event which included key note speakers Past president of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) Sue [...]

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School Nurse of the Year-Nominations

The Delaware School Nurse Association is now accepting nominations for the 2015-2016 School Nurse of the Year. Many Delaware school nurses go above and beyond the call of duty and this is a perfect time to acknowledge that nurse. Criteria for nominations are as follows; member of the Delaware School Nurse Association for the current [...]