School Nurses - Best, Current Practices for School Medical Emergencies

Grades K-12

Course Objective/Goals

In this course, you have the opportunity to learn from experienced national trainer and practicing nurse, Sandra Moritz, as she shares up-to-date practices for dealing with a wide range of school medical emergencies.

If you are looking for current, best practices and evidence to support your school emergency medical interventions, you’ll want to take this course! Sandra Moritz, an outstanding school nurse of more than 30 years, will share dozens of the most current practices, strategies and practical tips to help school nurses better respond to medical emergencies in a school setting.

You will learn how to:

  • protocols to be better prepared for lockdowns, evacuations and school violence
  • procedures for streamlining emergency care plans to better manage medical emergencies
  • best practices from FEMA, American Red Cross and Heart Association to enhance your response as a school nurse to medical emergencies
  • up-to-date interventions to manage anaphylaxis, overdoses, and cardiac arrest
  • current techniques and materials for splinting that get students safely to the next level of care
  • new assessment skills using the Pediatric Assessment Triangle (AAP) to determine the best response during a medical crisis
  • about products that make daily interventions more effective and help you be better prepared for the unexpected
  • how to best respond to mouth and teeth injuries quickly to insure a safe re-implantation
  • strategies to address issues surrounding the use of unlicensed personnel
  • cost-saving tips and resources available to schools for budget-conscious times

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How This On Demand Course Works

Optional Graduate Credit

Optional Brandman University Graduate Level Professional Development Credit course code: EDAU 9740

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