Professional Development Series for School Nurses
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Neurological Assessment Skills for the School Nurse (1 credit)
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)
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.