School Nurse to Understand and Develop Processes in Support of Students at Risk for Emotional, Medical and Educational Challenge

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

This course is designed for the professional learning participants who will have the knowledge of the components required to assess a student threat or suicide ideation, respond to that behavior, and then implement ongoing tiered social emotional supports to address student needs. School Nurses will also have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to participate in the development and implementation of 504 and IEP plans. The nurses will be able to assess the student's health condition, develop effective emergency action plans, and individual health plans to include training and documentation.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA school nurses and educators.

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What You Will Learn

  • Collaborate and engage in activities, discussions, and data-based, decision-making teams regarding how to manage service provision, data monitoring and logistics
  • Learn how to integrate the professional learning into daily nursing practice to increase and evaluate the effectiveness of the nurses role in special education, suicide prevention, threat assessment and school emergency procedures


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

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Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.