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2021 New School Nurse Orientation

  • December 01, 2021
  • December 08, 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • December 01, 2021, 8:15 AM 12:30 PM (EST)
  • December 08, 2021, 8:15 AM 12:30 PM (EST)
  • virtual


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New School Nurse Orientation

a virtual event for early career school nurses

December 1, 2021, Part 1
December 8, 2021, Part 2
8: 30 am - 12:30 pm

Log in begins at 8:15 am

Plus  Access to the CT Nurses' Online Training Modules for School Nurses

This professional learning opportunity, designed specifically for school nurses, will provide an overview of legal requirements, standards of practice and competencies for school nurses, supervisory issues, and the school nurse’s role in student achievement, special education, and academic success. Participants will learn state laws and regulations regarding school health; medication regulations; state mandates for immunizations, health assessments, and screenings; documentation in school health services; special education; Section 504; and supporting students during COVID-19.


  • School Nurses
  • Early career school nurses
  • School nurse supervisor
  • Lead school nurses
  • Directors of special education/pupil services
  • School medical advisors

Professional Development Contact Hours will be awarded


Connecticut Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

The Connecticut State Department of Education is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons.  The Connecticut State Department of Education does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.  The Connecticut State Department of Education does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.  Inquiries regarding the Connecticut State Department of Education’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Levy Gillespie, Equal Employment Opportunity Director/Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Connecticut State Department of Education, 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 607, Hartford, CT 06103, 860-807-2071,