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 Inducation Program for School Nurses This online module provides the school nurse with the background to define advocacy, describe advocacy skills, identify advocacy practices on the individual, school, community and organizational level and understand how school nurses can advocate for nursing as part of their daily practice as well as advocate for themselves, their [...]


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 [...]

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 [...]