My mission is to educate my readers by creating positive, accurate, and informative health content by combining both my nursing and journalism skills.
Amy Isler, RN, MSN, CSN is registered nurse who has over six years of experience primarily working as a credentialed school nurse managing children with chronic health conditions, including diabetes, asthma, seizures, and food allergies.
She has built a school health services department from the ground up that incorporates staff training, health policies and procedures, safety and emergency guidance, individual healthcare plans, mandatory screenings, special education services, and most currently, COVID-19 guidance.
She is also a freelance nurse writer who is excited to bring her nursing and journalism expertise to the public by creating informative and relevant healthcare content to educate readers on the most pressing health topics.
Amy holds a Masters of Science degree in nursing from California State University, Sacramento, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from California State University, Chico. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Samuel Merritt University.
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