Alaska School Nurses Association

Orientation to School Nursing

Webinar/Online

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 4:00pm AT - Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 5:00pm AT
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The Specialty of School Nursing; Asthma, Allergies, & Diabetes; Mental Health and Trauma-Engaged Care and More...

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Credits Offered

This event offers 20.0 CE credits to attendees.
Accredited by Jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska School Nurses Association. Alaska Nurses Association is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation..

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Open to All Nurses!

Join us for an Orientation to School Nursing Webinar and earn 20 free contact hours!

Register here by January 10, 2021

Orientation to School Nursing

ASNA and AaNA are jointly providing a weekly school nurse orientation class, starting January 19, 2021 through March 30th, 2021 for 10 weeks, free of charge. (We will not have class March 9th). This class will be for new school nurses, school nurses who would like a refresher, or those nurses interested in school nursing. 

Basic skills to be covered include, standards of school nursing practice, legal aspects of school nursing including 504's and IEP's, students with mental and physical special health care needs, assessment of students with acute injuries and illnesses, growth and development preschool through adolescence, students with chronic conditions including diabetes, asthma, allergies, seizures, neurodevelopmental disorders, trauma informed care and the management of the school nurse office.

The required text will be the 3rd edition of "School Nursing: A Comprehensive Text” by Selekman, Shannon and Yonkaitis and is available online at UAA Consortium Library. Optional text "Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools" by Donoghue and Kraft.

This class will offer a total of 20 contact hours over 10 weeks from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. There will be required reading of 50-75 pages per week as part of your contact hours as well as two discussions questions to answer. Attendance is mandatory, class format is by Zoom.  Please register by January 10th. 

This nursing CE activity is jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska School Nurses Association. Alaska Nurses Association is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

*Attendance at all sessions is required to earn contact hours