About the National Association of School Nurses
Here are a few hightlights from the NASN website:
The vision of NASN is the leader in advocacy for student health and professional development of school nurses. Every child deserves a school nurse.
The NASN Core Purpose/Mission: The National Association of School Nurses supports the health and educational success of children and youth by developing and providing leadership to advance school nursing practice by specialized registered nurses.
Core Values: Scholarship, Excellence, Integrity, Collegiality, and Diversity
Overall Goal: NASN will work with affiliates to strengthen and solidify a membership that is driven toward excellence in school nursing practice.
Strategic Goals: Member Programs and Resources: NASN will be its members' primary and indispensable resource for school health programs, services, and experiences.
Advocacy: NASN will be an influential advocate for safe and effective school health services.
Public Relations: NASN will be the expert voice of information on school health services.
Research: NASN will improve the reliability, quality, and accessibility of school health data to promote research and knowledge development in child health and school health. Solidify NASN as the authority on evidence-based school nursing practice.
For more, visit the NASN website at http://www.nasn.org.