Introduction to School Nursing - Fall 2015

Delivery Method:  Face-to-Face
Credit Type:  30 Clock Hours | 28 Contact Hours | 2 Academic Credit
Fee:  $459 | $539 Academic Credit ($100 late fee applied to day-of registrations)

This course will focus on the application of the nursing process to health care problems common to the K-12 school-age population.  Content includes nurses’ roles in the development and implementation of school health programs as well as assessment of the school age child, growth and development, screening, school administration, school law, and role implementation. This course is approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction as meeting the requirements for initial certification as a School Nurse.

Saturday, September 26 | 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday, October 3 | 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday, October 17 | 8:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday, October 24 | 8:00am – 4:30pm

Pacific Lutheran University
Xavier | Room 201
12180 Park Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98447

Janice Doyle, MSN, RN, NCSN, FNASN, School Nurse with a Continuing ESA Certificate.  Ms. Doyle has practiced as a school nurse since 1985 and is an instructor for school health and school nursing. She is a member of the state (SNOW) and national (NASN) school nurse organizations.

Notification of withdrawal must be completed via the CCNL Withdrawal Form (available at ).

Full Refund:  Through September 30
Full Refund Less $100 Processing Fee:  October 1-3
Non-Refundable:  After October 3

A course or program may be cancelled due to low registration. In this instance, registered students will be contacted in advance and options will be discussed

For information and requirements for the ESA Certification for School Nurses, please visit

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