She subsequently completed the School Nurse Practitioner
Program at the University of Colorado.
Rickie ended her career after serving 24 years as a school nurse practitioner
for the Jefferson County School District She received the CNA Pearl Encircled Pin Award in 1998 for her contribution in direct patient care As a DNA 20 member, she has been a delegate to 50 CNA House of Delegates; served in every board position except President; participated in scholarship fund raising legislative efforts; and been a mentor to new members
Leiby's project, funded by this award, will be to implement an inter-professional learning project with the University of Massachusetts Medical School nurse practitioner
and medical students to foster collaborative team care.
Proceeds totaling more than $4 million are used to help deserving northeast Mississippi students attend college through the Mary Kirkpatrick Haskell Scholarship Foundation, established in honor of Haskell's mother, the state's first school nurse practitioner
The offered specialties are Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (GNP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP), School Nurse Practitioner
(SNP), Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP), and Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (FPMNP).
After her retirement as a School Nurse Practitioner
, Rickie continued to serve as a School Nurse Consultant She is a Life Member of CNA and has been a DNA 20 member for over 52 years She has contributed in both elected and volunteer positions Rickie promotes the professional image of nursing through legislative efforts on the local, state, and national level.
Another project, he School Nurse Practitioner
Program at the Catholic University of America, addresses the specific training needs of school nurse practitioners
who are preparing for the role of health care providers in the interdisciplinary environment of school-based health centers.
Specialist school nurse practitioner
, Quintin Kynaston School, London
This article describes the process of role transition from school nurse to school nurse practitioner
that occurred during this pilot project and relates the lessons learned.
Jessica Streeting, specialist school nurse practitioner
, QK School, London
Of 624 nurses surveyed, 97% would like more continuing education units (CEU) programs, 79% support SBCs, and 73% want training as a school nurse practitioner
A related notion -- that of the school nurse practitioner
-- also is drawing interest and support.