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School Nursing and Health - Professional Development


E-Learning Trainings

Applying Best Practice Asthma Care in Schools: A Standardized Statewide Approach

The objectives of the course are: 

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of the school nurse to provide comprehensive care of students with asthma.
  • Apply Colorado best practice approaches to providing quality asthma care in school settings.
  • Impact student asthma care and management within the school setting.

Please email Pam Hitt at hitt_p@cde.state.co.us. Include your first and last name and your email address.

Applying Best Practice Asthma Care in Schools for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)

The objectives of the course are:

  • Encourage parents/guardians to complete the Asthma Intake form and communicate its completion to the school nurse.
  • Implement the green (required pre-treatment), yellow and red zones of the Colorado Asthma Care Plan.
  • Administer and coach for accurate technique for administration of a quick relief medication using a MDI plus spacer.

Please have your district nurse email Pam Hitt at hitt_p@cde.state.co.us with the request to take this course. Include your first and last name and your email address.

Standard Precaution Course available on CO-Train

  • This course covers the use of standard precautions. It focuses on early care and learning settings.
  • Personnel working in school settings will also find this course relevant.  It also addresses the prevention and control of infectious diseases, and the role of immunizations for children and care providers.
  • Upon completion of all online modules, user must print their completion certificate and have it signed to indicate that their site-specific exposure control plan was reviewed, unless they meet the exemptions from this rule.
  • Direct link: https://www.train.org/main/course/1089426/compilation
  • Search by course in the CO-Train system: ID# 1089426

2020 School Nurse Orientation (SNO)

***For Professional School Nurses ONLY***

Registration information for SNO coming Spring 2020

July 22-24, 2020

Location:
Instructional Support Facility
Cherry Creek School District
5416 S. Riviera Way
Aurora, CO 80015

2019 Colorado School Nurse Regional Nurse Workshops

View locations for the 2019 Colorado School Nurse Regional Workshops

SNO Webinars
For New School Nurses

First Tuesday of each month
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

View SNO webinar schedule

Join us for the monthly webinars to learn up-to-date information pertaining to your new job as a school nurse.
Contact Megan Murray at murray_m@cde.state.co.us (West Central Regional Nurse Specialist) to be added to the webinar invitation list or for any questions regarding these trainings.

School Nurse Leadership Workshops

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All meetings are 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.