Open to those who have been a school nurse for less than two years.
This training provides an overview of school health laws and regulations, address standards of practice, competencies, and supervisory issues. Receive an overview of the school nurse’s role in student achievement, special education and Section 504. Also, administration and delegation of medications, student screenings, immunizations, communicable disease reporting, and school health records and reporting are discussed. In addition, new school nurses will learn about the resources available to them through the New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Public Education Department, and professional school nurse organizations.
The Eastern New Mexico University College of Nursing is a New Mexico Board of Nursing approved provider. This training is approved for 7.2 CEUs. Partial credit will not be given for this offering.
|Registration & Breakfast|
|Welcome to School Nursing
|The School Nurse’s Role in Coordinated School Health: Making the Connection Between Health and Education
Cindy Greenberg, MSN, BSN, RN, NCSN - State School Nurse Consultant, NM DOH Office of School & Adolescent Health (OSAH)
This presentation includes an overview of the New Mexico’s Coordinated School Health Approach which provides a programmatic framework for student learning. This presentation also provides information about the regulations governing school health in New Mexico and resources available for school nurses.
|Medications and Delegation in the School Setting
Susan Acosta, BS, RN School Health Advocate, NM DOH Northwest Metro Region
This presentation provides information on the regulations and best practice recommendations for delegation and administration of medications in the school setting.
|School Immunization Requirements and Resources for the School Nurse
Rebecca Trujillo, MSN, BSN, RN - School Health Advocate, NM DOH Southeast Region
This presentation provides information on the vaccine requirement regulations for New Mexico school students.
|School Wellness Policies
Anita Hett, Santa Fe Public Schools, Lead Nurse
This presentation provides information about the school nurses role in the implementation of the NM Public Education Department Wellness Policy and school health programs using a coordinated school health approach.
Exhibitors will be on hand to share resources and information. School nurses will have an opportunity to meet and network with other school nurses, agencies, and organizations interested in school health.
|School Nurses Role in IHPs, IEPs, SATs, 504s, and Medicaid Reimbursement
Susan Acosta, BS, RN School Health Advocate, NM DOH Northwest Metro Region; Ashley Garcia, BSN, RN Medicaid/Health Services Coordinator, PED Coordinated School Health and Wellness Bureau
This presentation provides information about the regulations, processes, and documentation related to Special Education Student Assistance Teams (SAT), Individualized Healthcare Plans (IHPs), 504 forms. Also, a brief overview of Medicaid reimbursement, administrative claiming and direct service will be presented.
|Conducting School Health Vision and Hearing Screenings
Laura Case, MSN, RN - Director of Nursing, Albuquerque Public Schools
This presentation provides information on the regulations and best practice procedures for conducting student vision and hearing screenings in the school setting.
|School Nursing Pediatric Assessment and Care
Brandi Gorzeman BSN, RN School Health Advocate, NM DOH Southwest Region
This presentation provides information on best practices for physical and behavioral health assessments in the school setting. Participants will be provided with information on protocols for recognizing, reporting and monitoring communicable/reportable diseases in the school setting. Also, information on confidentiality in schools and reporting to CYFD will be presented.
CUE Certificate Distribution