Advocacy & News

Tribute to Renee Besecker

I was lucky enough to have Renee as Executive Director of OASN when I was president. Renee was a steadfast leader for OASN, and she never backed away from a challenge. I remember her calling me over the Winter Holiday to break the news that the current Governor had a plan for schools and school…

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On Monday, 11/29/ 2020, the field of professional school nursing lost one of its strongest advocates and I lost one of my dearest friends with the death of Renee Besecker. I invite you to take a trip down My Memory Lane as I share some of my professional and personal memories that I treasure: I…

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Announcing the 2018 NCSN Testing Windows

NBCSN has just released the annual NCSN testing schedule. The NCSN exam will be held during the following three testing windows in 2018: Winter/Spring Testing Window: March 1 to March 14 Registration opens November 19, 2017, and closes January 29, 2018, at 11:59 PM Mountain Score Report to be sent within 8 weeks of March…

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Presentation & Speaker List 2009-Present

2009-Present: Presentation & Speaker Date Topic/Speaker ONA Provider/1 CE 4/24/2018 School Avoidance: Recognition and Solutions; Ryan Sinclair Preparing for and Responding to Seizures in Children; Deb Jacobs OBN-001-91, OH-042/6/1/20 Note: 1.5 10/24/2017 School Nurses as Leaders in Decreasing Chronic Absenteeism in Ohio Schools: A call to Action in Response to HB 410”; Joan Hlinomaz    BSN,…

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Beavercreek Nurses Partnering with Local Nursing Programs/Student Nurses

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  • December 19, 2016
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Submitted by Nurse Coordinator and Licensed School Nurse, Ann Curry The Beavercreek City Schools nurses have partnered with area nursing programs to help provide services for our students. We feel that this is a win/win partnership. It provides community health experience for nursing students, and helps our nurses accomplish the screening and teaching tasks that…

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Diabetes – Section 504 Sample Plan

You can click to download a sample Section 504 Plan was developed by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF).  This model 504 Plan lists a broad range of services and accommodations that might be needed by a child with diabetes in school. The plan should be…

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oral health

Childrens’ Oral Health Action Team – Tool Kit

This toolkit is brought to you by the Children’s Oral Health Action Team (COHAT), created in 2009 by the Ohio Department of Health Director’s Task Force on Oral Health and Access to Dental Care. We are a team of 30-plus member organizations who are well versed in children’s oral health policy and/or have a key…

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