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E-Learning Trainings

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Applying Best Practice Asthma Care in Schools: A Standardized Statewide Approach

The objectives of the course are: 

  • 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.

Please email Pam Hitt at Include your first and last name and your email address.

Applying Best Practice Asthma Care in Schools for Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)

The objectives of the course are:

  • Encourage parents/guardians to complete the Asthma Intake form and communicate its completion to the school nurse.
  • Implement the green (required pre-treatment), yellow and red zones of the Colorado Asthma Care Plan.
  • Administer and coach for accurate technique for administration of a quick relief medication using a MDI plus spacer.

Please have your district nurse email Pam Hitt at with the request to take this course. Include your first and last name and your email address.

Standard Precaution Course available on CO-Train

  • This course covers the use of standard precautions. It focuses on early care and learning settings.
  • Personnel working in school settings will also find this course relevant.  It also addresses the prevention and control of infectious diseases, and the role of immunizations for children and care providers.
  • Upon completion of all online modules, user must print their completion certificate and have it signed to indicate that their site-specific exposure control plan was reviewed, unless they meet the exemptions from this rule.
  • Direct link:
  • Search by course in the CO-Train system: ID# 1089426

2020 School Nurse Orientation (SNO)

***For Professional School Nurses ONLY***


2020 SNO will be offered through a virtual platform

Dates (Three day series - ALL days must be attended):
Monday, July 20, 2020 (8:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (8:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)
Friday, July 24, 2020 (8:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

Registration closes June 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Registered participants will receive an email July 8, 2020 that includes more information (including SNO "Pre-Work")

2020 Colorado School Nurse Regional Nurse Workshops

We will provide the Fall 2020 workshops using a virtual platform. Please check back for dates and registration

SNO Webinars For New School Nurses

The SNO webinars have been completed for 2019-2020
Please check back in the fall for the 2020-21 schedule

First Tuesday of each month
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

View SNO webinar schedule

Join us for the monthly webinars to learn up-to-date information pertaining to your new job as a school nurse.
Contact Megan Murray at (West Central Regional Nurse Specialist) to be added to the webinar invitation list or for any questions regarding these trainings.

School Nurse Leadership Workshops

Please check back in the fall for more information
We will use a virtual platform for these meeting.