School Nurse Series

Professional Development Series for School Nurses

  • Enhance your earning potential
  • Enjoy a convenient, condensed summer schedule
  • Satisfy Act 48 and Act 58 requirements


Medication Update & Health Teaching Interventions for School Nurses (1 credit)

NURS 467

June 27-28

8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. on 27th and 8:00 a.m.—12:30 p.m. on the 28th

Study of current pharmacologic concepts, including health teaching, prescribed for acute and chronic conditions commonly encountered in school nursing.​
PREREQUISITES: RN license or permission of program​
Instructor: Kristin Komisarski, Master’s Degree in Nursing, BSN


Emergency Care and Safety (3 credit)

NURS 492

July 25-29

8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. daily

A comprehensive first aid course designed to provide knowledge of pre-hospital emergency care at the First Responder level.​
PREREQUISITES: BIOL 141, BIOL 129 or equivalent or approval of program​
Instructor: Kristin Komisarski, Master’s Degree in Nursing, BSN


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

Graduate credit tuition: $851 per credit
Undergraduate credit tuition: $684 per credit

**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 or email Carleen Orlando.