Session Information

School Nurses: Leaders in School Health Services
Session Number: 063764
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Session Description

The school nurse has a pivotal role in providing expertise regarding the school health services. The role entails improving the health and well-being of children, the identification and prevention of health problems, and ensuring care for students while minimizing barriers to learning. The 2017 School Nurses’ Conference provides growth opportunities to enhance knowledge of health issues, legal aspects, and best practices in the school setting.

Short Title 2017 Nurse Conf Long Title School Nurses: Leaders in School Health Services
PDAS Objectives TTESS Codes
TPESS Codes Credit Type CPE
Audience Type
Nurses Grade Levels
EC, Head Start, Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Session Start End Schedule
063764 08/01/2017 08:30am 08/01/2017 04:00pm 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
Venue City Location Duration
In Person Only Tyler, TX UT Health Science Center 07:30
Workshop Fees $100.00 Standard Fee
$60.00 for members of *Region 7 Districts / Charters
Fee Waived for members of Nurses, Health & PE Coop
Fee Waived for members of *Region 7 ESC Staff Coop
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Presenter Paula Bure, RN, Hallsville ISD
Jenny Sullivan, RN, DSHS
Anita Wheeler MSN, RN School Health Coordinator/ School Nurse Consultant
Shannon Miller, BS, Program Coordinator at Texas AHEC East


Registration Deadline 07/25/2017 12:30pm
Message UT Health Center, Texas AHEC East, Northeast Region, and Region 7 Education Center are joining forces to host the 2017 Nurses' Conference. Opportunity to earn CNEs will be available. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided.
Conference location is UTHSC, 11937 U.S. 271, Tyler, Tx 75708. Cancellation deadline is July 25, 2017.
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For Workshop Information Contact: For Registration Information Contact:
Ms. Sherri Wright Ms. Tricia Honzell
Region 7 ESC Region 7 ESC
swright@esc7.net thonzell@esc7.net
(903)988-6809 (903)988-6906
(903)988-6860 (fax) (903)988-6860 (fax)