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SHIELD News & Updates
Welcome to the new SHIELD learning management system that offers more CME/CE learning opportunities, expanded credit types, easy-to-use navigation, and auto-generated certificates. Click on the "Login" button at the top right of this website and create your account.
Note: your email and transcript up to May 24, 2021, from bucme.org has already been imported into this new system and is ready for you to access.
The PDF below provides instructions on maneuvering this new site:
The FY23 SHIELD Calendar is available! Please note that dates and times are subject to change and this calendar will be constantly updated.
Need to file a report to MDPH?
Find the requirements and links to reports here.
Now Open! Managing your CSHS Budget Course
This self-paced course is designed for nurse leaders in districts that have received funding through the CSHS grant. This course builds confidence and competence in managing the CSHS budget. Topics covered include understanding your district’s CSHS grant scope, and allowable expenses, working with your business office to create solid tracking systems, amending and reconciling your grant expenses, and meeting grant timelines and requirements.
Register for this course here (an audit/free version is also available).
Now Available: Vision Only Health Screenings
New! You can now access a version of school health screening training that only contains information on the updated vision health screening.
Access here: Health Screenings (Vision ONLY)
(Public Health Museum Recording) School Nursing in Massachusetts Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow!
Missed the live event? The recording is now available and can be accessed at any time.
Recordings and Self-Paced Courses are available!
The following recordings are available from various live sessions offered this year:
- CSHS Session on October 7th, 2021 (recording)
- This recording is offered as a podcast, can be audited, and POs are offered for those interested in claiming nursing credit.
- All Regions Regional Meeting 1/26/2022 (PediSANE)
- All Regions Regional Meeting 3/16/2022 (Refugee Health)
Email BU SHIELD with any questions.
Self-Paced Courses Available!
For the most up-to-date self-paced courses available in SHIELD and other training websites, please go here.
Sample Vision Tool List (new!)
A new sample vision, equipment, and supplies tool is available now!
Additional screening resources, guidelines, checklists, and more can be found on our resources page.
You can also find the recorded 2021 vision clinical update here.
(NEW!) SHIELD Courses Available
|Mini MPH for Massachusetts School Health Professionals||
|(ENDURING) Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Assault/Abuse: Considerations for School Nurses||
|Psychopharmacology Update for School Nurses: Working Inter-professionally within your environment||
|CRAFFT+N - Talking with Students about Nicotine, Tobacco and Vaping||
BU CME Homepage
Looking for the BU CME homepage? You can find it here! Boston University's CME office contains courses including those with ACCNE accrediation.
ANCC Accreditation Certification
In support of improving patient care, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
SHIELD is a collaboration among the Boston University School of Public Health Lifelong Learning Office, the Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.