Continuing Education

continuing ed


Asthma Management and Education Online (AME-O)  Free CEUs 
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America


Heads Up Online Training Course
Centers for Disease Control
Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to help you recognize a concussion and know how to respond if you think that your athlete might have a concussion.

emergency prepareEmergency Preparedness

Readiness and Emergency Management Systems
This course has been designed to help you learn how to incorporate infectious disease planning into a school emergency operations plan (EOP). When you’ve completed this course, you will be able to define and explain the purpose of an Infectious Disease Annex; identify the types of circumstances that lead to Infectious Disease Annex activation; explain the functions and recommended contents of an Infectious Disease Annex; explain the integration of infectious disease planning with relevant functional annexes; and understand how to revise and implement infectious disease planning, as aligned with steps 5 and 6 of the recommended six step planning process

Tennessee Emergency Medical Services for Children: Disaster Preparedness for Schools
This course was developed to augment your school’s disaster preparedness plan. It reviews the four (4) phases of emergency and disaster management and the roles of school and disaster management.
The course will also aid you in identifying pertinent items and supplies needed for a school disaster kit.

This section of FAAN’s website contains resources to help manage food allergies in the school setting.

Back to School
This online course is designed to help teachers, administrators and other school personnel prevent and manage potentially life-threatening allergic reactions.

Anaphylaxis Management in the School Setting: Best Practices for Treatment and Prevention
(Video of Anaphylaxis Management – A General Session presented at NASN Conference in 2012)

Food Allergy at School: A Webinar
If you don’t know how to prevent food allergy reactions at school, or how to respond to a severe reaction, this free webinar can help you be more proficient, and even save a child’s life. Leaders in food allergy prevention and treatment will share their valued expertise. The webinar is a collaborative effort between ASHA, the ELL Foundation, and the National Association of School Nurses.

Food Allergy Staff Training Module
This 30 minute module is designed to assist the school nurse in staff training and increase food allergy awareness for all school staff including teachers, food service personnel, administrators, aides, specialists, coaches, bus drivers, custodians and others. Topics include food allergy basics, label reading, common hidden ingredients, cross-contact, recognition of allergic reactions & anaphylaxis, how to give epinephrine, issues in specific school settings, and the social/psychological impact of food allergies.

mental healthMental Health

Addressing the Bigger Picture in Pediatric Settings: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are leading social determinants of health and well-being across the lifespan. Child maltreatment, neglect, exposure to domestic violence and other childhood adversities often cluster and can have a cumulative effect. In the absence of resiliency factors, these experiences can translate into toxic stress for a child’s developing brain. This module describes predictable effects of ACEs on children’s physical, mental, and behavioral health. Strategies for a trauma-informed approach in the pediatric setting are described. The impact of ACEs on parenting is examined and educational resources including a safety card and video that can be used for universal education with parents to prevent the intergenerational transmission of ACEs are demonstrated.

Talking to Patients About Health Risk Behaviors
The goal of the CME activity is to introduce concepts of motivational interviewing that can be used in patient interactions and guide physicians and clinicians through skills building and technique development.



School Nurses Training: Managing Students with Seizures New On-Demand Course Page 
A course developed by the Epilepsy Foundation designed to provide the school nurse with information, strategies, and resources that will enable him/her to better manage the student with seizures by supporting positive treatment outcomes, maximizing educational and developmental opportunities, and ensuring a safe and supportive environment.

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