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CONTACT: DEREK MAURER
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Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8037; fax (319) 335-8034
e-mail: derek-maurer@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Local resident attends school nurse orientation sponsored by UI nursing college

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- (Name), of (City), was one of about 35 nurses who recently attended the Iowa Annual New School Nurse Orientation in West Des Moines, organized by the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

The orientation provided nurses who are beginning or returning to careers in school nursing with information about coordinated school health programs, with a special focus on student and staff school health services. The one-day session is designed to help new school nurses be effective in their role of promoting health for students and school staff. Participants earned continuing education credit, which nurses in Iowa must obtain in order to maintain their nursing licenses.

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Editors: Receipt of this announcement indicates that one or more individuals in your area attended the annual new school nurse orientation. A list of those who participated in the event, organized alphabetically by city, follows:

 Algona Karen Garman, Joanne Lighter, Salena Siefken
 Bellevue Cynthia Broders
 Chariton Anne Nielsen
 Danville Debby Kennelly
 Davenport Mary F. Lovewell, Carol I. Nickell
 Fort Dodge Kirsten Williams
 Hamburg Peggy Sue Welchans
 Le Claire Amy Schissler
 Marathon  Lisa Miller
 New Hartford Ange Miller
 New London Janet Minnie
 Ottosen Carol Ann Gress
 Swea City Pamela Braddock
 Tipton Julie McBride
 Victor Joan Robinson
 Waterloo Annette Burke


10/1/98