MJM Aug 2014From the SNOM President

  • Greetings!

    The SNOM Board of Directors met on April 20, 2015. Highlights of the meeting include

    The SNOM 2015-2018 Strategic Plan was finalized and approved by the board. It is posted on the webpage under the “About Us” tab.

    NASN and SNOM have been focusing on increasing and maintaining membership. SNOM is 349 members strong! Personal communication systems to lapsing and lapsed members are in place.

    Upcoming Events (see calendar for more details):

    • August 10, 2015 MDH Vision or Hearing

    • August 11-12, 2015 MDE-SNOM LSN Orientation

    • August 13, 2015 MDH Vision or Hearing

    • November 6-7, 2015 SNOM Annual Conference: “Building Blocks to a Better Practice

    I want to thank each and every one of you for supporting, promoting and utilizing all that our organization has to offer. As we end the 2014-2015 school year remember if you have questions or need some support reach out to a SNOM member!

    Happy National School Nurse Day, May 6th and Have a Great Summer!  Mary Jo

  • School Nursing: An Orientation August 11-12, 2015

    School Nursing: An Orientation is an August 11-12 training program for licensed school nurses to be held at the Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A, Rooms CC 13-14. This is a joint effort of the Minnesota Departments of Education and Health and the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota. Participants will receive information on best practice in areas from medication administration to disease monitoring to special education. The registration fee for the two day meeting is $115.

    To register, print the brochure and send by regular mail. Online registration available soon.

    Registration deadline: August 7 , 2015. Otherwise we cannot guarantee materials amd meals will be available.


  • Vision and Hearing Screening Workshop

    On August 10 and 14, 2015, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is offering a Hearing and Vision Screening Workshop at MDE from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm. These sessions, available for 20 participants each day, will also be held at the Minnesota Department of Education, Conference Center A. Visit the MDH website for more information and a separate registration form.MDH website for more information and a separate registration form.