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Summer 2024: New School Nurse Orientation

  • August 09, 2024
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell



Summer 2024:
New School Nurse Orientation

In-Person Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell

Friday August 9, 2024

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration begins at 8:30 am

Orientation includes access to 4 (four)
Online Self- Paced Modules

for New School Nurses

Continental breakfast and Lunch are included

This Event will NOT be on Zoom nor be Recorded

Presented by
Dr. Stephanie Knutson, RN, School Health Expert

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; and Section 504.


  • 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 be awarded upon attendance and completion of evaluation


•To obtain contact hours, participants must:

    => Check in and Pick up your badge 
    => Attend 90% of the workshop 
    => Complete the evaluation

    •There are no relevant financial relationships for any individual in a position to control content for this activity

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