Compassion, Healing, Always Learning
MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL NURSES
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE
April 24, 2021 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hosted by St. Joseph and Kansas City Area School Nurses Associations
Overall Conference Goals
The goal of the conference is to present the evidence-based information about effective school health programs. The purpose of the presentations is to foster and support learning, dialogue and collaborations that will improve the performance of practicing school nurse professionals working to impact the health, safety, and well-being of children.
At the end of this conference participants will be able to:
1) Incorporate innovative strategies and information into school health practice;
2) Extend knowledge of current issues affecting school health;
3) Formulate strategies to promote health in the school environment and community;
4) Expand professional networks.
This activity has been submitted to the Midwest Multistate Division for approval to award contact hours. The Midwest Multistate Division is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
For more information regarding contact hours, please call Kimberly Merrifield 314-503-2972.
To receive credit, participants must be present on April 24 for Zoom presentations and complete the evaluation.
Live Zoom Conference Schedule, Saturday, April 24
8:00 – 8:30 Welcome (President Peggy Karleskint)
8:30 – 9:30 Dr. Tim Teske – Orthopedic Issues
9:30 – 9:45 Break
9:45 – 10:45 Grace Grutter, RN - Parent Perspective of a Special Needs School Age Child
11:00 – 12:00 Andy Campbell – Mental Health
Pre-Recorded sessions* available for viewing on dedicated YouTube channel:
Dental Emergencies – Dr. Baron Grutter
Endocrine Issues – Dr. Ryan McDonough
Foster Care and Schools – Cayla Harmon
Laws That Impact School Nurses – Kelli Hopkins
Neurology – Dr. Britton Zuccarelli
Overindulging in Media: Teen Depression and Anxiety – Amy Bartels and Christina Edholm
Fifteen Best Practices Using Social Media for Effective Communication and Advocacy -- Guy Danhoff
*No contact hours available for pre-recorded sessions. Additional selections may be available