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National School Nurse Day

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DOVER-FOXCROFT – The National Association of School Nurses will host National School Nurse Day, “Vision, Voice, Visibility: Setting Sail Toward Healthy Horizons”,  Wednesday, May 11. National School Nurse Day was established in 1972 to foster a better understanding of the role of school nurses in the educational setting.

National School Nurse Day falls on the Wednesday during National Nurses Week, May 6 – 12, ending on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of nursing. Maine School Nurses celebrated on May 5th with a tea at the Blaine House graciously hosted by Mrs. Lepage. Honored at the tea, was Sharon Foster RN, Maine School Nurse of the Year for 2010. A special guest appearance was made by David Stockford. Speakers included Brenda White RN President of the Maine Association of School Nurses and Nancy Dube RN, MPH, Maine School Nurse Consultant.

For more information, visit www.nasn.org.

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Contact Name: Emily Poland