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  • PLU Continuing Education Opportunities

    Pacific Lutheran University

    Introduction to School Nursing ESA

    24 OSPI Clock Hours, Offered Summer and Fall

    Embark on a transformative journey into the heart of school nursing with our innovative blended class, where the art of healing meets the science of education.  Tailored for the K-12 school-age population, our program seamlessly integrates independent and in-class learning, offering participants unparalleled flexibility without compromising on the richness of content.  This comprehensive course is your gateway to acquiring the coveted Educational Staff Associate Initial Certification as a School Nurse.  Delve into a curriculum that unveils the intricate tapestry of the school nurse's role, exploring vital aspects such as growth and development, assessment tools, school law, and the ethical and professional responsibilities inherent in this noble profession.  Elevate your passion for health and education, to become a beacon of well-being in the vibrant landscape of school nursing.

    Summer 2024

    Location: self-study/online synchronous combo
    Student self-study begins Monday, May 27, 2024
    Virtual, online class Friday, June 15, 2024
    In-person skills lab Saturday, June 22, 2024, 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

    PLU ESA Course Information


    Additional Clock Hour courses.

    Lunch and learn series: An Area of Opportunity: Perinatal Mental Health
    Date: 1/10/2024
    Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    BreAnne Marcucci FNP-C, ARNP, IBCLC, PMH-C
    Contact Hours 1 | OSPI Clock Hours 1 | 0.25 Pharmacological credits


    Wound Care Essentials

    Date: 1/24/2024
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Julie Schmitt RN MN MBA CWON
    Contact Hours 1.5 | OSPI Clock Hours 1.5