Now Open! CSHS Session 2

 The next session of the CSHS Racial Equity Training is now open.

 Date: Thursday, 12/08/2022 1:00 - 3:15 PM 

 Register now!

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 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:


FY23 Calendar

The FY23 SHIELD Calendar is available! Please note that dates and times are subject to change and this calendar will be constantly updated.

FY23 SHIELD Calendar

Need to file a report to MDPH?

Find the requirements and links to reports here.

Now Open! Managing your CSHS Budget Course

imageThis 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

Gray background with school health screening title, blue circle on the center with the word "vision" inside. A yellow box has text stating updated version! 

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:

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.

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

Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Organizations accredited with distinction have completed a review without any progress report requirement. The ANCC awards the “distinction” designation generally for only the top 10% of performers.

Accreditation with Distinction through November 2024.
Accreditation Provider Number: P0235

For more information, please visit: ANCC Accreditation Program.


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.

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