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Introduction to School Nursing ESA   

School nursing is a specialized practice that advances the well-being and health of K-12 student population. 

This course prepares you for initial Educational Staff Associate Initial Certification as a School Nurse. Content includes the role of the school nurse within the context of the school and society, growth and development, assessment and screening tools, school law, and legal, ethical, and professional responsibilities of the role.

This course is approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for meeting the requirements for initial certification as a School Nurse.

Location: self-study/online synchronous combo

 
  • Introduction to School Nursing ESA
  • Fee: $495.00
    Dates: 5/27/2024 - 6/22/2024
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    Contact Hours: 24
    Building: PLU - Garfield Commons
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    Instructor: Karen Smith RN, BSN, NCSN, Shallae Hobbs BSN, MN, RN, NCSN, Kenna Gordon RN

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    This course prepares you for initial Educational Staff Associate Initial Certification as a School Nurse. Content includes the role of the school nurse within the context of the school and society, growth and development, assessment and screening tools, school law, and legal, ethical, and professional responsibilities of the role.

    Learn practical skills at the hands of Nationally Board Certified School Nurses, discuss common scenarios in online message boards, and learn Scope of Practice. Assignments and videos are posted in a virtual classroom to allow participants more flexibility to "learn the ropes" without sacrificing quality or content.

    This course is approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB) for meeting the requirements for initial certification as a School Nurse.

    Prerequisite for this ESA course:   Must hold a valid state of Washington Registered Nurse License, and BSN is strongly preferred.  Please refer to the OSPI website for additional information.

    Location: self-study/online synchronous combo
    Self -paced Starts May 27, 2024
    Live internet June 15, 2024
    In person lab June 22, 2024 (PLU campus) 

    PLU Garfield Commons 208 Garfield St. S Tacoma, WA  ROOMS 101,103

    Please review our Deadlines & Refunds policy, as well as our Withdrawal process.

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