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School Nursing and Health - Professional Development for School Nurses

​2022-2023 School Nurse Professional Development Calendar (PDF)

Colorado School Nurses are invited to attend a variety of trainings through Colorado Department of Education School Nursing & Health during the 2022-2023 school year.  These trainings are provided free of charge to the participant.  

  • For questions about these trainings, please contact the CDE School Nurse Specialists.
  • Trainings on this page are for School Nurses.  Looking for trainings for trainings for UAPs, Staff or Students?  View the Training Tools page.

 




Trainings for All Colorado School Nurses


Special Topic Thursday Webinars

​​​​Monthly topics relevant to today's Colorado School Nurse

Audience:  All Colorado School Nurses 
Registration:   Zoom registration link sent a week in advance on CDE School Nurse Listserv
Recording:  Recording sent to those who register on Zoom
Certificate: 1.5 hour attendance certificate available for attendance at live session only if complete evaluation 

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Second Thursday, Monthly
2:00 - 3:30 pm  (1.5 hours)


School Nurse Office Hours

​​​​Monthly question and answer discussions based on school nurse bulletin

Audience:  All Colorado School Nurses 
Registration:  Zoom registration link sent a week in advance on CDE School Nurse Listserv
Recording:  Not available
Certificate:  Not available

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Second Wednesday, Monthly
2:30 - 3:15 pm  (45 minutes)



New School Nurses

New School Nurses:  Click here to Request to be added to the 2022-2023 New Nurse Trainings Notification List
for SNO Webinars & New Nurse Huddles 
*this is a different list than the listserv

 


Introduction to Colorado School Nursing On-Demand Course

​​​​On-Demand course to support new school nurses, whenever they start working throughout the year.  This course is designed to be a general overview of school nursing and is not intended to replace our live, multi-day School Nurse Orientation course, which new school nurses are encouraged to also attend. 

Audience:   New Colorado School Nurses or anyone wanting to learn more about school nursing.
Registration: 

  • If you have an existing CDE Moodle LMS account, log in and self-enroll in the course.  If you don't have a log in, use the link below.  
  • If you are new to the CDE Moodle LMS platform, complete this form to register and enroll in the course.

Recording:  This course includes seven units with recordings accessed through the CDE Learning Management System Moodle platform.
Certificate:   Certificate of Course Completion available.  Note: Credit hours are not available for this course.

CDE Learning Management System
Moodle / On-Demand Online Course


School Nurse Orientation (SNO) Webinars

​​​​Monthly webinar for new school nurses.  These webinars enhance the full 3-day School Nurse Orientation offered in July, but nurses can join throughout the year.

Audience:  New Colorado School Nurses 
Registration:  Zoom registration link will be sent a week prior to meeting to those who request to be added to the 2022 - 2023 New Nurse Training Notification List (green button above)
Recording:  Recording sent to 2022-2023 New Nurse Training Notification List 
Certificate: 1 hour attendance certificate available for attendance at live session only if complete evaluation 

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Second Tuesday, Monthly
1:30 - 2:30 pm (1 hour)


New Nurse Huddles

Monthly time for new school nurses to connect and ask questions.

Audience:  New Colorado School Nurses 
Registration:  Zoom registration link will be sent a week prior to meeting to those who request to be added to the 2022 - 2023 New Nurse Training Notification List (green button above)
Recording:  Not available
Certificate:  Not available

​​View Schedule
Third Tuesday, Monthly
2:00 - 2:30 pm (30 minutes)


School Nurse Orientation

​​​​2022 School Nurse Orientation (SNO) for Colorado School Nurses

This free training is only for registered nurses hired to work in a Colorado school.

Audience:  New Colorado School Nurses 
Registration:  Registration is closed for July 2022 - please see additional new nurse training opportunities above
Recording:  Not available
Certificate:  Full attendance at all three days is required to receive a certificate.

 



Experienced School Nurses


School Nurse Supervisor-Leadership Workshops

​​​​Series of four workshops for school nurses working in a leadership role as a lead nurse or school nurse supervisor.

Audience:  School nurses who lead and/or supervise other school nurses
Registration:  Link sent a week in advance on CDE School Nurse Listserv
Recording:  Not available
Certificate:  Yes, 2 hour certificate for each session attended

1:00 - 3:00 pm (2 hours)

  • September 15, 2022 - Virtual (Zoom)
  • November 4, 2022 - In Person at CASN Fall Conference, Loveland
  • February 16, 2023 - Virtual (Zoom)
  • May 18, 2023 - Virtual (Zoom)


School Nurse Mentor Training Series

School nurses who are current mentors or are considering becoming a mentor are invited to attend this 6-part mentor training.  

Audience:  Experienced Colorado School Nurses who hold a Professional Special Service Provider License with endorsement as a school nurse.
Registration:  Registration opened August 1, 2022; this year's cohort is full and no longer accepting applicants.  Mentor training cohort limited to 50 participants.
Recording:  Not available 
Certificate:  Certificate of 6 contact hours available for completion of entire 6-part series.  Partial certificates are not available. 

2:00 - 3:00 pm
Must attend entire 6 part series

  • August 25, 2022 - Part 1
  • October 20, 2022 - Part 2
  • December 15, 2022 - Part 3
  • February 2, 2023 - Part 4
  • April 6, 2023 - Part 5
  • May 4, 2023 - Part 6



Additional Online Courses


Asthma Training for SCHOOL NURSES - Applying Best Practice Asthma Care in Schools: A Standardized Statewide Approach

On-Demand 4 hour asthma training for school nurses.

Objectives of the course:

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of the school nurse to provide comprehensive care of students with asthma
  • Apply Colorado best practice approaches to providing quality asthma care in school settings
  • Impact student asthma care and management within the school setting

Audience:  School Nurses  (We have another course for non-nurses.  Please see information about the 2-hour Asthma Training for UAPs on our Training Tools Page)
Registration:  Enroll in School Nurse Asthma Course HERE
Recording:  Recordings included in CDE Learning Management System Moodle Course
Certificate:  4 hour certificate available after completing the lessons

CDE Learning Management System
Moodle / On-Demand Online Course


​Building Bridges for Asthma Care - School Nurse Training Series

The Building Bridges for Asthma Care program was designed as a school nurse-oriented program by an interdisciplinary team of allergy and pulmonary specialists with input from stakeholders including a national steering committee and school nurses. This is considered a next level, comprehensive, systematic approach to a school-based asthma care program and school nurses can use it to build an asthma program for their schools.   Prior to this course, we recommend you take our introductory 4-hour training:  Asthma Training for School Nurses - Applying Best Practice Asthma Care in Schools: A Standardized Statewide Approach (above).

Audience:  School Nurses 
Registration:  Enroll in the Building Bridges for Asthma Care - School Nurse Training Series HERE
Recording:  Recordings included in CDE Learning Management System Moodle Course
Certificate:  1.5 hour certificate available after completing the lesson

CDE Learning Management System
Moodle / On-Demand Online Course


School Health Online Learning Opportunities


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School Nurse Professional Development Calendar