*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.
School nurses, NPs, nurses who work in pediatric settings, or other interested healthcare professionals
Live Webinar Information
This Live Webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the Live Webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page
*This workshop is provided in cooperation with UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing.
In this 2-part workshop, we will cover popular topics related to the health of school-aged children. This program will be offered through a live webinar.
Andrea Biondi, DNP, RN, MSN, NNP, CPNP
Part 1 - Morning Session
Pediatric Health Emergencies Encountered in the School Setting
8:30 am - 11:45 am
3.0 CNE Contact Hours
In this session, the instructor will review the most common pediatric health emergencies seen in the school setting and basic physical assessment related to those health emergencies. This course is to help school nurses be aware important elements to consider during a health emergency and be able to assess and triage ill children in the school setting. We will review basic physical assessment of the school age child in relation to body systems, and practice exam skills such as otoscopy, cranial nerve exams, and teen health history taking.
1.Identify signs and symptoms, treatment and guidance for the most common pediatric health emergencies.
2.Understand basic physical assessment of the school age child
3 Demonstrate an otoscopic exam, cranial nerve exam and take a teen health history
Part 2 - Afternoon Session
Vaccine Preventable Illnesses and Vaccine Hesitancy Trends in Pediatrics
1:00 pm - 4:15 pm
3.0 CNE Contact Hours
For the afternoon session, we will review the most common vaccines and current trends in vaccination rates as well as resurgence of these diseases across the US.
1. Identify vaccine preventable diseases in the pediatric population and which vaccines provide immunity for these illnesses.
2. Discuss the side effects as well as myths associated with these vaccines.
3. Discuss key points regarding epidemiology and clinical assessments in the diagnosis as well as treatment options for the most common vaccine preventable diseases in children.
4. Recognize key demographics in antivaxxer trends in the US and common myths of this population of antivaxxers as they relate to vaccine hesitancy and refusal in the pediatric population.
Full Day Option--Attend Both Sessions!
6.0 CNE contact hours will be provided for those attending both the morning and the afternoon sessions.