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School Nursing and Health - Training Tools

Medication Administration

Rules & Guidelines

Medication Administration Training of Unlicensed Administrative Personnel (UAP) 

  1. The school nurse must register with Healthy Child Care Colorado to access medication administration course materials.
  2. UAP takes course either in person or online (at school nurse's discretion) and prints certificate.
  3. School nurse verifies competency of UAP to administer medication and School Nurse delegates the task of medication administration.

Position Statements

Nursing Procedures and Delegation

Emergency Care Guidelines & CPR/First Aid

Common Chronic Conditions Training

Standard Precautions Course

This course covers the use of standard precautions.  It focuses on child care learning settings, but personnel working in school settings will also find this course relevant.  It addresses standard precautions, the prevention and control of infectious diseases, and the role of immunizations for children and care providers.

Asthma Course for UAPs

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 Anita Brodecky with the request to take this course. Include your first and last name and your email address.

Food Allergy Training

Epilepsy/ Seizure Training