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    Introduction to School Nursing ESA

    24 OSPI Clock Hours, Offered Summer and Fall

    School nursing is a specialized practice that advances the well-being and health of students in the K-12 school-age population. Our blended class combines the best of independent and in-class learning, allowing participants more flexibility without sacrificing quality or content. This course prepares you for the initial Educational Staff Associate Initial Certification as a School Nurse. Content includes the role of the school nurse within the context of the school and society, growth and development, assessment and screening tools, school law, and legal, ethical and professional responsibilities of the role.

    Fall 2023

    Location: self-study/online synchronous combo

    Student self-study begins Monday, October 16, 2023

    Virtual, online class Friday, November 10, 2023

    In-person skills lab Saturday, November 11, 2023 PLU Garfield Commons 208 Garfield St. S Tacoma, WA ROOMS 101,103

    This course is approved by the Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB), for meeting the requirements for initial certification as a School Nurse. Contact: Program Manager (253) 535-7027