Comer School Nurses Continuing Education Day

August 7, 2020
This first annual Comer School Nurses Continuing Education Day will provide updates to school nurses and other clinicians to prepare for the start of the school year. This activity will include case-based discussions on topics vital to the success of school nurses and offer insight into a variety of experiences a school nurse or clinician will encounter, from food allergies and sports medicine to diabetes and COVID-19. It will also showcase the latest 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.


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Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the treatment of children and youth in a school setting.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the most up to date concerns and solutions for celiac disease in school-aged children;
  • Discuss the best procedures for children dealing with headaches and seizures;
  • Describe the most recent information for diabetes management and technology in school-aged children;
  • Analyze the school nurse’s role in managing COVID-19;
  • Describe how to best approach sleep disorders in school-aged children.
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: 
Cristy Miles
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 6.00 Participation
Event starts: 
08/07/2020 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
08/07/2020 - 4:45pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

Comer School Nurses Continuing Education Day Agenda
*Agenda subject to change.


Online Webinar
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
This course is an online webinar.
To learn more about Comer Children's Hospital, click here.

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

  Christina Ciaccio, MD, MSc
  Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  Section Chief, Allergy/Immunology and Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
  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 who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest 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 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.
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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