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How School Nurses are Partnering with Public Health Nurses

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN has been a school nurse in the Brandywine School District for 26 years. Beth is President-Elect for the National Association of School Nurses. In addition, she is an instructor at the University of Delaware. Sharon A. R. Stanley, PhD, RN, RS, FAAN and COL (ret), U.S. Army, President, Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN) Dr. Stanley has practiced and taught public health for over 35 years at local, state and national levels. For the last 15 years, she has worked as a senior leader in disaster preparedness, response and recovery to include serving as the Chief Nurse of the American Red Cross. She is an Army veteran with Vietnam, Desert Storm, and OIF/OEF service. She is the current president of the Association of Public Health Nurses, a national organization dedicated to strengthening the voice of the practicing public health nurse.