Hepatitis A Outbreak

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as of June, 2019 21 states have an ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak. From the CDC: Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). It is usually...

AAP: Improving Health and Safety at Camp

From the American Academy of PediatricsMichael J. Ambrose, Edward A. Walton, COUNCIL ON SCHOOL HEALTHJune 2019The American Academy of Pediatrics has created recommendations for health appraisal and preparation of young people before participation in day,...

Test Your Concussion Know How

Concussion Care at Summer CampIncrease your knowledge about current best practices for concussion diagnosis and management with research based advice from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Roni L. Robinson, RN, MSN, CRNP. She offers a little extra...

The Newest ACN Online Course

Physical Assessment at CampNothing says “camp nursing” like the skills needed for assessing the common ailments we see at camp! This one hour online course is designed to give you the tools needed to be confident in approaching physical assessment of...

Epinephrine Options for Camp

Epinephrine at Camp Some states allow epinephrine to be stocked at a camp or school (not prescribed for an individual.) If legal in your state, there are various ways to cost effectively obtain the epinephrine. As with all pharmaceuticals, you will need an...

Measles at Camp

So many questions about measles, immunizations and communicable disease at camp. ACN has released a Measles Brief and Recommendations, and Linda Erceg has updated the Practice Statement relating to managing communicable disease at camp. So much great...