School Nurse Advisory Group - October
School nurses and nurse practitioners play a critical role in children’s health. Building stronger connections between school health professionals, hospital clinicians, and primary care providers will help strengthen the continuation of care for pediatric patients. Gaps in care occur due to communication barriers and the goal of the School Nurse Advisory Group is to identify and address these barriers.
A goal of the School Nurse Advisory Group is to help improve communication and care across all aspects of the healthcare team to improve children’s health. This activity will make an impact on the interprofessional healthcare team by developing the foundation for the development of a framework between school health professionals, hospital clinicians, and primary care.
- Identify effective school-health partnerships and role in child health
- Describe role of school nurse/nurse practitioner in school-health partnership -
- Define key next steps in development of school-health partnership
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.5 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 1.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.50 Attendance