Introduction to School Nursing
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.
Location: self-study/online synchronous combo
Student self-study begins Monday, June 5, 2023
Virtual, online class Friday, June 31, 2023
In-person skills lab Saturday, July 1, 2023 PLU Garfield Commons 208 Garfield St. S Tacoma, WA ROOMS 101,103
This course is approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for meeting the requirements for initial certification as a School Nurse.
Contact: Program Manager firstname.lastname@example.org (253) 535-7027