3rd Annual Comer School Nurse Continuing Education Day

August 5, 2022
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The 3rd Annual Comer School Nurse Day will help school nurses and other clinicians enter the new school year prepared and equipped to provide the highest level of patient care. Especially with the ongoing burden of the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses must navigate new school health policies while prioritizing the best interests of their students. This activity will include a variety of short talks and panel discussions on topics vital to the success of school nurses and offer insight into different experiences a school nurse or clinician will encounter. It will also showcase the latest scientific information by experts in the field so participants can provide the highest level of care to the unique population they serve.

 This activity is generously sponsored by the Sunshine Charitable Foundation.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for nurses, pediatricians, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to treating children and adolescents in a school setting.

Learning Objectives

After this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize student mental health issues and solutions for addressing them in a school setting;
  • Discuss the best practices for assisting students with chronic illnesses such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes in a classroom setting;
  • Describe the most recent information for diabetes management and technology in school-aged children;
  • Analyze the school nurse’s role in managing COVID-19 that aligns with a school’s best practices;
  • Describe how to best approach sleep disorders in school-aged children;
  • Identify solutions to managing students with anxiety and depression;
  • Discuss the unique challenges school nurses face in treating under-resourced populations and potential solutions to these challenges.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Emily Mixter
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.25 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 6.25 Participation
  • 6.25 Social Work CEU
Event starts: 
08/05/2022 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
08/05/2022 - 3:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

3rd Annual Comer School Nurse Continuing Education Day Agenda
3rd Annual Comer School Nurse Continuing Education Day Agenda
The agenda is subject to change.

Online Webinar
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
To learn more about Comer Children's Hospital, click here.
Please contact Emily Mixter via e-mail.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at via email at emixter@bsd.uchicago.edu.

  Christina Ciaccio, MD, MSc
  Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  Associate Professor of Medicine
  Chief, Section of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
  Chief, Section of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
Peggy Hasenauer, MS, RN  Peggy Hasenauer, MS, RN
  Executive Director, University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

This live activity is designated for a maximum of 6 continuing nursing education units.

Social Worker Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is a Registered Social Work Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and will offer continuing education units for the Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care for LSW and LCSW social workers in the state of Illinois.

6 social work continuing education units are provided for this live activity.

Other Health Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

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