Alaska School Nurses Association

ASNA 2019 Annual Spring Conference: Healthy Student, Healthy World. "Jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska School Nurses Association"

Crowne Plaza Anchorage-Midtown
109 W International Airport Road
Anchorage, AK 99518

Friday, April 5, 2019 at 4:00pm AT - Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 12:00pm AT
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109 W International Airport Road, Anchorage, AK 99518

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TBA

Speaker(s)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jane Chevako

CE Credits

This event offers 15.0 contact hours to attendees.
CE accredited by Nursing contact hours are being JOINTLY provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and the Alaska School Nurses Association. The Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact Hours will only be given if all the classes for that day have been attended. If any portion of that day is missed, Contact Hours for that day cannot be awarded..

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Keynote Speaker

Jane Chevako, MD

        

Dr. Chevako has given over 200 presentations and classes at the local, state and national levels.  By adding, costumes, humor, stories and poetry, these presentations are fun and memorable while still delivering on the significant content at hand.  Dr. Chevako enjoys public speaking and receives overwhelmingly positive feedback on her presentations.  To her patients and families, she is affectionately known as Dr. Jane.

People who plan on attending the Kinesiotaping workshop need to bring scissors and the presenter suggests having shorts and tank tops or sports bras, etc., to wear, because the participants will be practicing on each other or themselves. 

To make hotel reservations at the Crowne Plaza, call 1-907-433-4100, no online registration available, and mention the Alaska School Nurses Association group block code (SNA) for April 5-7th.  The rooms should be $99 per night. It is recommended to book your room prior to March 15.

The event offers "up to" 15.0 contact hours. Contact Hours will only be given if all the classes for that day have been attended.  If any portion of that day is missed, Contact Hours for that day will not be received.

Conference Refund and Cancellation Policy - Any cancellation will be assessed a $25 fee. If ASNA receives notification of cancellation via email or phone on or before March 22nd, 2019 a refund less the cancellation fee will be provided.

No refunds for cancellation after March 22nd, 2019.

Hosted by: Kenai Peninsula Borough School Nurses (KPBSN)

Send questions to: Iris Wertz, Email.

Event Agenda

ASNA 2019 Annual Spring Conference: Healthy Student, Healthy World. "Jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska School Nurses Association"

Event Agenda

Friday, April 5, 2019 at 4:00pm AT - Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 12:00pm AT

All times listed in Alaska.
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Friday, April 5, 2019

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    Meet and Greet

    Jane Chevako, MD, Pediatric Specialist

  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Dinner

    Introduction of ASNA Board and Conference Committee

  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Are You My School Nurse?

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jane Chevako, MD

  • 8:00pm - 9:15pm

    Trauma informed Care for School Nurses

    Wendy DeGraffenried, BSN, RN, NCSN

  • 9:15pm - 9:30pm

    Evaluation

    Get your contact hours certificate

Saturday, April 6, 2019

  • 7:30am - 8:00am

    Breakfast

    Light Continental Breakfast

  • 8:00am - 9:30am

    Batches of Scratches: Pediatric Skin Patches

    Dr. Jane Chevako, MD

  • 9:45am - 10:45am

    How to do an Oral Health Exam

    Dr. Jennifer Wilson, DMD

  • 10:45am - 11:45am

    Hots, Snots and Trots: The Most Frequent Questions from Nurses of Tots

    Dr. Jane Chavako, MD

  • 11:45am - 12:45pm

    Lunch

    ASNA Board Officers

    ASNA Meeting; Recognition of School Nurse of Excellence Award

  • 12:45pm - 2:45pm

    Breakout Sessions

    Breakout Choices: Block A. Kinesiotaping workshop - Mark Ifflander, PT *This is the full 2-hour block* (bring scissors and the presenter suggests having shorts and tank tops or sports bras, etc. to wear because the participants will be practicing on each other or themselves.) Block B: FASD and Trauma - Hope Finkelstein, FASD Program Mgr. and Deb Evensen, FASD Ed. Consultant Block C: Dr. Elizabeth Lane, Optometric Physician *BLOCK A 12:45-2:45; BLOCK B & C 12:45-1:45 and 1:45-2:45*

    Attend one 12:45-1:45, then attend another 1:45-2:45, unless you choose Block A.

  • 2:45pm - 4:15pm

    Autism Speaks - Building Awareness in Schools

    Tonja Updike

  • 4:15pm - 5:30pm

    History and Hope: ACEs, Resilience, and Trauma-Informed Schools

    Laura Norton-Cruz, LMSW

  • 5:30pm - 5:45pm

    Evaluation

    Get your contact hours certificate

Sunday, April 7, 2019

  • 7:30am - 8:00am

    Breakfast

    Light Continental Breakfast

  • 8:00am - 9:00am

    Sleep Health in School Age Kids-the Key to Wellness and Academic Success

    Laura Linley, CRTT, RST, RPSGT

  • 9:00am - 10:00am

    Principal/Nurse Collaboration and Effective Communication

    Barbara Pennington, MSN, RN, NCSN, State School Nurse Consultant and Bobby Jefts, Principal at Gruening Middle School

  • 10:45am - 11:45am

    e-Cigarettes and Alaska Youth

    Katie Steffens and Eliza Muse, MSc - Alaska Tobacco Prevention & Control Program

  • 11:45am - 12:00pm

    Evaluation & Farewell

    Get your contact hours certificate

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