Overview

TO DO BEFORE TRAINING: Read all the document provided in the 'Download Materials' section and visit all links provided. If you wish to have paper copies of the links you must print them yourself.

***If you have questions about how to use your equipment please bring it to the session and screening coaches will assist you***

Conducting health screenings according to approved standards are an important school nurse responsibility. This training provides information on the regulations and practice standards for conducting vision, hearing, Body Mass Index, and postural screening of school-aged children. This training includes a session to practice skills and demonstrate competencies. To become familiar with local district equipment, participants are encouraged to bring hearing and vision equipment from their own schools, if available. This is one of three training workshops mandated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health in order to be licensed as a School Nurse.

 

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Speakers

Ann Marie Klaver, MSN RN



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Beverly Heinze-Lacey, RN, BSN, MPH



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Jean Afzali, Med BSN RN NCSN



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Kate Maher, MS-CHCNS, RN



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Therese Blain, BSN, RN



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Shanyn Toulouse, MEd, BSN, RN, NCSN



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Mary Ann Gapinski, MSN, RN, NCSN



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Accreditation

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 5.75