Ways & Means
District Web Sites/Pages
NASN Position Statements
**ANNOUNCEMENTS & HOT TOPICS **
Epinephrine Resourses School Nurses are available to assist with all issues regarding Epinephrine
in Schools. We can assist with sample policies, state and federal statutes, how to train staff to
use epinephrine, training resources, etc. We have access to a national network of ERSNs to ask
your questions and find resolutions to your problems. If you are experiencing barriers in providing
stock epinephrine we can assist with that as well. Basically, we are "one stop shopping" for any
questions or concerns regarding management of food allergies in the school setting. We are also
available to do presentations to help raise awareness of food allergy issues and the need (and safety) of
"Attention: Time to Get to Know Your Legislator
and Have an Impact on Your Nurse Practice"
The State Legislative Session is over, and now is the time to meet with your home legislators. You can be
more persuasive when you have your legislators ear at home. Please consider joining other nurses to make
your voice heard on issues that impact school nursing.
to locate events in your area to meet and speak with your Legislator.
Spotlight on School Nurses
Lots to Celebrate - Six School Nurse "Stars"
1) Congratulations to Jolene Hatcher - Elsberry R-II school district nurse.
Jolene was the Bronze Winner in the 2013 School Employee Wellness Awards Program.
2) Congratulations to Reed Springs Middle School and School Nurse, Donna Huck,
rewarded for their efforts with "Fuel Up to Play 60".
3) Thomas Jefferson MS Nurse (Jefferson City SD), Tracy Frank, RN, who saved a life
by performing the Heimlich maneuver.
4) Johnson & Johnson School Health Leadership Program awards 3 Southwest school nurses.
to read the "Spotlight on School Nursing" article.
Fall 2013 MASN Newsletter
The current newsletter is another GREAT benefit of membership.
To View the Current Newsletter -
Spring 2013 School Nurse Update
from MO Dept. of Health
to read the update.
A Message from the
MASN Membership Chair
to read the letter.
MASN Membership Application form
The MASN application for membership is now available on the
Free Epipen Program for School Nurses - 2012, 2013-2014
Mylan Specialty L.P. is excited to announce the program is continuing, EpiPen4Schools™,
created to help schools have improved access to epinephrine in the event a person experiences
a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) at school. For a description and
information about this program, please CLICK HERE.
2011 Chronic Diseases & Risk Factors
Missouri Public Middle & High School Students
This March 2012 report from the Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services is
from the Self-reported data obtained in the Spring of 2011 from 1,902 middle school
students in grades 6-8 and 1,555 high school students in grades 9-12.
Access to this report is available through the
Members Only section of this website. It is located
under the "School Health" section.
Check out the MASN Book List
on the Learning Library Page
Questions or Comments
Visit NASN's Online Learning Center
Take advantage of programs developed specifically for the school nurse. NASN members participate
at special member rates for a combined savings of $225.00!
Click here to visit NASN's Online Learning Center
2013 - 2014 Missouri State
Click here to view Immunization requirements
The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (MDHSS) has developed a Back to School campaign,
which includes a number of resources to assist parents/guardians in getting their child's immunizations prior to
school registration. They are available at no cost and can be ordered.
Click Here to go to MDHSS's website, or by calling 573-751-6124.
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