Zone 4 is sponsoring the Adolescent Substance Abuse Conference on January 22, 2020, in Tarrytown, New York. Open to nurses in public, private, and parochial middle and high schools. Registration fee of $100 includes breakfast, lunch, and six contact hours. for nurses in public, private and parochial middle & high schools. (Note: Conference  is free for nurses serving schools in Westchester and Putnam counties.)

Adolescent Substance Use Issues: For School Nurses Only
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Westchester Marriott, 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591

  • The Health Consequences of Adolescent Vaping
    Amy Brown, MD, MBe, FAAP, Pediatric Pulmonologist, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, Boston Children’s Health Physicians
  • How A Mental Health Disorder can lead to A Substance Use Disorder: A Case Study
    Stephanie Marquesano, Founder of the harris project
  • Break/Doit4urlungs: Escape the Vape Activity
  • Responding to Students with Mental Health Disorders in the School Nurse’s Office
    Diane DiGiacomo, MD, Adolescent Psychiatrist, Consultant Psychiatrist the Hallen School and Nyack Public Schools and Student Assistance Services Counseling Center
  • Drug induced Toxic Reactions in Adolescents
    Maria Mercurio-Zappala, RPh, MS, DABAT, FAACT, Associate Director, New York City Poison Control Center; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine NYU School of Medicine
  • Implementation of Best Practices – Case Studies Discussion
    Carol Bumbolow MS, BA, RN, NCSN, Past President of the New York State Association of School Nurses

Download the conference flyer and registration form here.