New School Nurse Training - What is School Nursing?
 Course ID: 1031189
 Format: Webstream/Archived Webcast (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): 0.5 ANCC: Contact Hours Continuing Nursing Education
 Certificate: New School Nurse Certificate
Course Description:

Course Name: What is School Nursing?

Course Duration: webcast 18 minutes
                                post-assessment and evaluation approximately 15 minutes

Course Description: Discusses the role and responsibility of the school nurse. Exploration of recommended coverage and ratios.

Course Presenter: Rachel Gallagher, RN, CPNP, NCSN

Course Objective:

  • Identify the definition of school nursing.
  • Identify the school district’s legal requirements for school nursing services.
  • Identify the possible funding sources for school nursing service.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing Center for Professional Development and Outreach is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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  7. At this point you will need to complete the Evaluation also. Click on Start Evaluation.
  8. When the evaluation is completed (10 questions), Close.
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Subject Area(s):
Administrators / Directors / Managers
Course Language(s):
Course Level: Intermediate
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals:
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Rachel Gallagher, RN, CPNP, NCSN
Phone: (608) 266-8857
Name: Shirley Bostock
Phone: (608) 266-3451
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