Professional Development Series for School Nurses

Jun 25 2014 (All day) to Jun 26 2014 (All day)
Jul 14 2014 (All day) to Jul 18 2014 (All day)
5451 Merwin Lane

Professional Development Series for School Nurses

  • Enhance your earning potential
  • Enjoy a convenient, condensed summer schedule


Neurological Assessment Skills for the School Nurse (1 credit)         

June 25-26

8:00 a.m - 3:30 p.m.

This course offers a basic review of the neurological system. Additionally, the course offers specific information on seizures and concussion injuries related to the school age child. Students will examine various neurological assessment scales. Resources for families, staff, and community will be offered. Strategies and interventions for the prevention of head injuries will also be explored. This course will be video conferenced from University Park.

Instructor: Julie Decker, MS, RN


Legal and Professional Issues in School Nursing (3 credits)
NURS 459

July 14-18

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Synthesis and analysis of the legal and professional issues faced by school nurses and other professionals and the impact on delivery of health care in the school environment. This course will be offered on site and video conferenced to other Penn State campuses.

This course is also available as a non-credit offering.

Instructor: Stacy Chiles, Master’s Degree in Nursing Education, RN, CSN



Note: Students are responsible for semester fees and purchasing textbooks, if applicable.

Graduate credit tuition:  $778 per credit

Undergraduate credit tuition:  $628 per credit

Non-credit tuition:  $750

**The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.



Call Penn State Behrend Office of Community and Workforce Programs at 814-898-6103.

Event Contact Name: 
Carleen Orlando
Event Contact Email: 
(814) 898-6103