The 2017 North Carolina School Nurse Administrator of the Year is Terri Joyner from Pitt County. She is the Program Manager for the School Health Program through Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Terri is a current member of NASN and SNANC and is a Nationally Certified School Nurse.
Terri was nominated by her co-workers for her leadership among her 20 nurses and herdiligence in coordinating lines of communication between her nurses, the citizens of Pitt County, school officials and hospital leaders. This nurse leader coordinates health services for over 23,00students and staff in 37 schools throughout her county. She developed and implemented the policies and procedures for Stock Epinephrine and Return to Learn as well as instituting the Stop the Bleed Program in her county, which will launch Fall 2017.
Terri participates in numerous committees to better the health and welfare of her county. These committees include the Child Fatality Prevention Task Force, Health Literacy Task Force, Vidant Health Population Health Clinical Transformation, Vidant Health Preventative Care/Community Partnerships Workgroup, Daisy Award Committee, Sports Safety Task Force, and is the Chair of the School Health Advisory Council. She is also on the Board of Directors for Pitt County Group Homes and works with the Autism Society of North Carolina.
Terri has served on the SNANC Board as the Secretary and has had various positions in the NE School Nurse Region. She also co-authored a white paper for the Family Autism Center and participated in a school nurse case management study with East Carolina University.