Important information and opportunities for school nurses
The Ohio Department of Health School Nursing Program is offering the following opportunities for school nurses:
2014 Summer Conference: June 17 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Columbus, Ohio;
Online independent study courses: Courses are free and provide continuing education credit; and
One-hour webcasts on various topics, including vaccines, allergies and suicide prevention.
Register for these opportunities through the OhioTRAIN website at https://oh.train.org. For more information, contact Susan Walker at 614-466-1930.
Information is also available for school nurses regarding the recent outbreaks of measles and mumps across various parts of the state. Informational guides on these and other health issues are available on the Ohio Department of Health website.
There is also new legislation regarding the use of epinephrine autoinjectors in schools. More information regarding this new legislation is available here.