Penn State Health’s Annual School Nurse Update

Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

University Conference Center
30 Conference Center St.
Hershey, PA 17033

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Conference ID

J6302

Overview

Topics include asthma, food allergies and diabetes.

Purpose

This update is designed to provide relevant, up-to-date information to school nurse professionals. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to transition reviewed concepts into excellent care for the school-age children in our community.

Audience

  • School nurses
  • Paraprofessionals
  • School social workers

Credit

Pennsylvania State Nurses Association

6.5 contact hours will be awarded.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Agenda

7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • 7:15 a.m. | Check-In and Continental Breakfast
  • 7:30 a.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 7:45 a.m. | Asthma in 2018
  • 8:45 a.m. | Food Allergies in the School Setting
  • 9:45 a.m. | Break
  • 10 a.m. | Navigating Food Allergies and Celiac Disease in the School Setting: A Nutrition Perspective
  • 11 a.m. | Lunch and Penn State Children’s Hospital Tours
  • Noon | Continuous Glucose Monitors, Insulin Pumps and Closed Loops — Oh My!
  • 1 p.m. | Managing Diabetes in Realtime
  • 2 p.m. | Break
  • 2:15 p.m. | Troubleshooting Hands-On Activity
    • Participants will divide into groups and rotate through work stations.
  • 3:15 p.m. | Panel Discussion and Participant Question-and-Answer Session
  • 3:45 p.m. | Closing Remarks
  • 4 p.m. | Adjournment

Fee

This event is free.

Cancellation

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Sponsor

This program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

University Nondiscrimination Policy

This publication is available in alternative media on request. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities. It is the policy of the University to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination, including harassment. The Pennsylvania State University prohibits discrimination and harassment against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, genetic information, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status and retaliation due to the reporting of discrimination or harassment. Discrimination, harassment, or retaliation against faculty, staff, or students will not be tolerated at The Pennsylvania State University. Direct all inquiries regarding the Nondiscrimination Policy to the Affirmative Action Director, The Pennsylvania State University, 328 Boucke Building, University Park, PA 16802-5901; tel 814-863-0471/TTY. US M.Ed. J6302

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