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12th Annual Conference 2014 Texas School Nurses Organization

Registration for attendees will open this fall. Registration for vendors now available.

  • Nov 14-16, 2014 at the Westin Galleria in Houston, Texas.
  • More details coming soon.
Exhibitors & Vendors
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  2. Download the conference floor plan to determine booth location preferences.
  3. Register Online Vendor Registration »

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Reg IV Belle Blackwell School Nurse Conference

Region IV presents the 36th Annual Belle Blackwell School Nurse Conference, August 6, 2014. It will be held at the North Shore Senior High School, Galena Park ISD, 353 North Castlegorey Rd., Houston, TX 77049. Six CEUS's will be offered. Click here for the brochure. For more information, contact Teresa Rainer at 281-813-7534.

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Nursing degree program educational assistance

If you need information regarding nursing degree programs and assitance, check out  www.bestnursingdegree.com. Their primary purpose is to help connect interested students with the degree level program in their area that best match their budget, lifestyle, and career goals. Also, take a look at the RN-BSN information page, http://www.bestnursingdegree.com/programs/rn-to-bsn/
In addition, a $2,500 scholarship is open to anyone interested in pursuing this route, and it can be accessed from the above page. For more information contact Micah Pratt at micah@bestnursingdegree.com


2014 TSNO Conference

Mark your calendars for the 12th Annual TSNO conference, Nov. 14-16, 2014, at the Westin Galleria Houston. This year's theme is "School Nurses: Cultivating a Community of School Health Advocates". The conference fee early-bird rate is $250 for members and $350 for non-members, and registration is scheduled to open Sept 1, 2014. The hotel rate will be $109 + taxes.
Do you have an idea or a tip that you would like to share with your fellow school nurses? Well, enter it in the TSNO Excellence in School Nursing Poster Contest, which will be held at conference again this year. Deadline for entries is October 15! Click on the following links for more information:
What is the Excellence in School Nursing Poster Contest (Powerpoint show)
General Excellence in School Nursing Poster Contest info
Excellence in School Nursing Poster Contest Guidelines and Application

Keep checking this website for more conference information as it becomes available.

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2014 School Nurse Day

Your Texas School Nurses Organization celebrates and acknowledges the many accomplishments of School Nurses in Texas, their efforts in meeting the needs of today’s students by improving the delivery of health care in private and public schools, and their vital contributions to our local communities by helping all students remain healthy, ready to learn, in our schools. Governor Rick Perry has therefore proclaimed Wednesday, May 7, 2014, as “School Nurse Day” in Texas, and commends its observance to all citizens.

Click here to view the official proclamation from Governor Perry.



TSNO Officer Nomination

TSNO needs your creativity, time, and your talents! if you would like to run for one of the open offices on the TSNO Executive Board, this document has all the information. If further information is needed, or to submit your name, please contact Diana Rios-Rodriguez at drios5@austin.rr.com.

Epilepsy and Seizure Training and Summer camp Information

Click here to view the brochure regarding free on-line training with CEU's in Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders. This is the link to the webpage for direct access. There are also 3 links to Summer Camps for kids ages 8-19 who have been diagnosed with Epilepsy: Spike n Wave, Kamp K, Camp Neuron.

Here is another Epilepsy Summer Camp resource: Camp Brainstorm will be held in Rockport, TX, this year, June 9-13.  The link for information on Camp Brainstorm can be found here.

Free webinars from American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities

Click this link to view all the free webinars available from the American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities.


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TSNO 12th Annual Conference
Location: Westin Galleria, Houston TX.