Program Objectives

 

Prepare for the specialty practice of school nursing, highlighting the nurse as a member of the educational team.

  • Conference Overview
  • Standards of School Nursing Practice
  • New York State Education Department, Student Support Services
  • Documentation
  • Technology
  • Immunizations

Explore key issues in developing an effective school health services program.

  • Physical Examinations
  • Medication Administration
  • Child Protection
  • Legal Issues
  • Concussion Management

Heighten awareness of common illnesses and chronic diseases seen in the school health office. Understand federal and state mandates related to students with special needs.

  • Communicable Disease
  • Special Education Services: IEP/504
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis

Understand state-mandated health screening programs, including specific screening procedures.

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Scoliosis
  • BMI

Understand appropriate, safe practices for school nurses and school districts. Enhance assessment skills. Manage school health services.

  • Otoscopic Examination
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Management of School Health Services