School Nursing Conferences and Trainings
VIRTUAL 2020 Summer Conference for School Nurses: Homelessness
The Ohio Department of Health School Nursing is presenting a virtual conference for nurses licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing who work in the school setting. This conference will feature presentations regarding homelessness. Topics include defining homelessness; health and education indicators; nursing interventions; McKinney-Vento Act; trauma informed care approach; and resources. Click here to view information
VIRTUAL Orientation for Nurses New to Ohio Schools
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) offers an orientation for Registered Nurses who have less than two years of experience working in schools and who have not previously attended an orientation. Click here to view Registration information.
Ohio Department of Health Annual Regional Conferences
Each spring, the ODH School Nursing program offers a conference in three regions of the state. These conferences provide up-to-date information for nurses working in Ohio school settings. Registration information for 2020 is available here. Click here for information.
Asthma Inhalers in Ohio Schools: A Train-the-Trainer for School Nurses
The ODH School Nursing program is pleased to offer this train-the-trainer program for nurses and other licensed health professionals. The goal of this course is that nurses working in the school setting will be able to work with the school administration to implement Ohio Revised Code 3313.7113. Click here for information about how to register and take this online independent study course.
Epinephrine Autoinjectors in Ohio Schools: A Train-the-Trainer for School Nurses
The ODH School Nursing program is pleased to offer this train-the-trainer program for nurses and other licensed health professionals. The goal of this course is that nurses working in the school setting will be able to work with the school administration to implement Substitute House Bill 296. Click here for information about how to register and take this online independent study course.
Online Continuing Education Independent Study Opportunities for Nurses
The School Nursing program is pleased to offer continuing nursing education opportunities for nurses licensed by the Ohio Board of Nursing. These online independent study courses cover a range of topics including medication administration, human trafficking, ImpactSIIS, vision and hearing screening techniques and others. Click here for a listing of courses and instructions on how to take them.
Training on Medication Administration
The newly revised course, Medication Administration in Ohio Schools: Training for School Personnel (Revised 2016), is now available online. This medication administration train-the-trainer course is designed for licensed health professionals and builds upon their training and professional knowledge. Following successful completion of the training, the licensed health professional will have access to the course materials for training of designated school personnel in the administration of prescription medication to students. It is not meant for school personnel without health professional licensure - these individuals should seek training on medication administration from a licensed health professional as required by Ohio law. Click here for instructions on how to take the course if you are a licensed health professional.