Concussion Management in Massachusetts Schools
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 170,000 children and teens are treated each year for sports or recreation-related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions.
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
(AUDIT) Medication Administration in a School Setting: School Nursing Practice in Massachusetts
This is the audit version of the Medication Administration in a School Setting: School Nursing Practice in Massachusetts course.  What do nurses need to know about medication administration in Massachusetts schools? This online course replaces
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Participation
School Health Screenings for PE Teachers
What are the health screening requirements for MA school-aged children? Learn best practices for conducting BMI and Postural health screenings.
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Participation
Management of Food Allergies in School: What School Staff Need to Know
This 30 minute module is designed to assist the school nurse in staff training and increase food allergy awareness for all school staff including teachers, food service personnel, administrators, aides, specialists, coaches, bus drivers, custodians and others.
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
CRAFFT+N - Talking with Students about Nicotine, Tobacco and Vaping
How do you discuss the use of nicotine, tobacco, and vaping with students?This is an OPTIONAL supplemental training to SBIRT in Schools.
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • Participation
BinaxNOW™ Training for School Health Professionals
How can I ensure quality testing using the BinaxNOW test kit in my school?This self-paced course is intended for school nurses who will be conducting COVID-19 testing using the Abbott BinaxNOW™ test kit in their districts.
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
(RECORDING) School Re-entry: Supporting Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health Needs
NOTE: This is the RECORDING of the Zoom session on School Re-entry: Supporting Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health Needs
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
  • Webinar recorded
Credits
  • ANCC
  • Participation
Mini MPH for Massachusetts School Health Professionals
The world's health needs are changing - evolving day to day, sometimes even hour to hour. It is the role of public health to investigate pressing challenges and to develop meaningful interventions that improve conditions affecting population health.
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • ANCC
  • Participation
Experiences of Youth with Behavioral and Emotional Needs in Massachusetts: Stories from the Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids (MHAP for Kids)
What are the negative impacts of school exclusion on children with mental health challenges and their families? What is the MHAP for Kids Program?
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • ANCC
  • Participation
Psychopharmacology Update for School Nurses: Working Inter-professionally within your environment
Do you feel prepared to care for students taking medication for psychiatric diagnoses? Do you have systems of collaboration established with your school interdisciplinary teams to offer high-quality care across the school setting to these students?
Category
  • SHIELD
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • ANCC
  • Participation