School Nursing Conferences and Trainings
Orientation for Nurses New to Ohio Schools
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) offers an orientation for Registered Nurses who have less than two years of experience working in schools and who have not previously attended an orientation. Registration is now open.
Ohio Department of Health Annual Regional Conferences
Each spring, the ODH School Nursing program offers a conference in three regions of the state. These conferences provide up-to-date information for nurses working in Ohio school settings. Registration information for the 2016 regional conferences is now available here.
Epinephrine Autoinjectors in Ohio Schools: A Train-the-Trainer for School Nurses
The ODH School Nursing program is pleased to offer this train-the-trainer program for nurses and other licensed health professionals. The goal of this course is that nurses working in the school setting will be able to work with the school administration to implement Substitute House Bill 296. Click here for information about how to register and take this online independent study course.
Webinars for Nurses Working in Ohio Schools
The School Nursing program is pleased to offer a series of one-hour webcasts for public health nurses working in Ohio schools entitled, Public Health Nurses: Successful Partnerships with Ohio Schools. Nursing continuing education contact hours will be available. For more information about these webinars, please click here.
Online Continuing Education Independent Study Opportunities for Nurses
The School Nursing program is pleased to offer continuing nursing education opportunities for nurses licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing. These online independent study courses cover a range of topics including medication administration, human trafficking, ImpactSIIS, vision and hearing screening techniques and others. Click here for a listing of courses and instructions on how to take them.
Training on Medication Administration
The newly revised course, Medication Administration in Ohio Schools: Training for School Personnel (Revised 2016), is now available onlineThis medication administration train-the-trainer course is designed for licensed health professionals and builds upon their training and professional knowledge. Following successful completion of the training, the licensed health professional will have access to the course materials for training of designated school personnel in the administration of prescription medication to students. It is not meant for school personnel without health professional licensure - these individuals should seek training on medication administration from a licensed health professional as required by Ohio law. Click here for instructions on how to take the course if you are a licensed health professional.
Page Updated: 8/1/2016
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