For immediate assistance and general questions contact our BU CCE office:
Email: shieldbu@bu.edu | Phone: 617.358.5005

Chobanian & Avedisian Boston University School of Medicine
Barry M. Manuel Center for Continuing Education
72 East Concord Street, A402 | Boston, MA 02118-2307

NOTE: Our inbox is managed by SHIELD between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (except for holidays). We are currently receiving a high volume of emails. We appreciate your patience. We will answer your email within 1-2 business days. Please note that we prioritize issues related to course access. If your issue has been resolved, do let us know so we can assist others in a timely manner.

 

For CME/CNE or registration questions contact:

Lesly Zapata

SHIELD Program Manager
Email: shieldbu@bu.edu | Phone: 617.358.5005

Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Barry M. Manuel Center for Continuing Education
72 East Concord Street, B208 | Boston, MA 02118

 

Ernestina Sena

SHIELD/CME Administrative Coordinator
Email: shieldbu@bu.edu  

Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Barry M. Manuel Center for Continuing Education
72 East Concord Street, B208 | Boston, MA 02118


For curriculum questions or overall SHIELD Program contact:

Beverly Heinze-Lacey, MPH, BSN, RN

Director
Email: bhlacey@bu.edu | Phone: 617.358.4077

SHIELD
Boston University School of Public Health
Community Health Sciences
801 Massachusetts Ave, 4th Fl Boston, MA 02118

Erin Sivak, MSN, BSN, RN

Assistant Director
Email: esivak@bu.edu

SHIELD
Boston University School of Public Health
Community Health Sciences
801 Massachusetts Ave, 4th Fl Boston, MA 02118

 

About Us

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SHIELD is a continuing education program that empowers school nurses and health professionals to manage the full range of health and wellness issues facing our schools and communities. We offer clinical, management, and leadership programs that prepare school nurses and health professionals to:

  • serve as school health leaders; 
  • provide equitable care; 
  • build effective student health services systems;
  • earn continuing education credits that fulfill state licensure and certification requirements.

A program of the Boston University School of Public Health, SHIELD is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. We partner with the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Barry M. Manuel Center for Continuing Education to deliver continuing education credits that fulfill state licensure and certification requirements. Both organizations offer continuing education for school nurses and other public health professionals. Learn more about these other continuing education programs: