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Conferences and Trainings

Registration is now open for the 2015 Regional School Nurse Conferences

Each spring the Ohio Department of Health 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. The 2015 conferences will include presentations on Category A (law); Lead Poisoning Prevention; Assessment of Playground and Sports Injuries; Gluten-free: Celiac versus Fad; ODH Update; Homeless Children in the school. Licensed nurses working in the school and Head Start or other early childhood settings are invited to attend. Click here for registration information for the 2015 regional conferences.

Ebola Update for Nurses Working in Schools and Early Childhood Settings--October 2014

Please click here for registration information for our archived webcast for nurses working in the school and early childhood setting regarding Ebola. The archived training is now available.

Epinephrine Autoinjectors in Ohio Schools: A Train-the-Trainer for School Nurses

The Ohio Department of Health 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

Medication Administration in Ohio Schools: Training for School Personnel is currently unavailable. It is being revised and updated.  Information will be shared at this site as well as on the ODH School Nurse Bulletin Board when the independent study is once again available.

Orientation for Nurses New to Ohio Schools

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 information about the 2014 orientation is now available.

Last Updated: 1/15/15

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