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School Nurse Training - CPD Accredited

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£12 inc VAT (was £425)
Offer ends 14 December 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
4 Hours
Access to content
12 Months
5 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Learn how to work with schools and families to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people. This School Nurse Training course covers the school nurse’s role in the education system as both a service provider and educator to improve the health of defined social groups and populations.

It also explores the foundations of child psychology and development. You will learn how to devise, plan and implement health-promoting strategies and social models in relation to public health practices.

Discover top-level teaching methodologies, theoretical foundations of nursing, nursing research and healthcare economics. You will also explore the legal and ethical issues in school health and use evidence-based and reflective practices in leadership, administration and management, critical to school health nurse practitioner.

Highlights of the School Nurse Training course:

  • Gain a good comprehension of the skills and qualifications needed to become a certified school nurse.
  • Learn about the crucial role school nurses play in the education system as both a service provider and educator.
  • Understand how to give immunisations, vaccinations and adequately carry out developmental screening.
  • Know how to support children with medical needs or children with mental health issues.
  • Develop your knowledge of how to conduct a child health assessment.
  • Get equipped with a thorough understanding of health education, including various health-promoting activities, and the role of school nurses in health education.
  • Discover a detailed overview of the role of school nurses in rendering first aid.
  • Learn how to successfully promote healthy living, including exploring adolescent sexuality and mental health issues.
  • Understand how to raise awareness of different health issues, including drug use, school violence, child abuse, and more.
  • Become qualified to work closely with schools and families to promote the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

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Why Choose this School Nurse Training Course:

  • This best ever School Nurse Training course is suitable for anyone interested in working in this sector or who simply wants to learn more about the topic. If you’re an individual looking to excel within this field then School Nurse Training is for you.
  • We’ve taken this comprehensive School Nurse Training course and broken it down into several manageable modules which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of the School Nurse Training course. It really is a sure pathway to success.
  • All our courses offer 12 months access and are designed to be studied at your own pace so you can take as much or as little time as you need to complete and gain the qualification.
  • We pride ourselves on having friendly and experienced instructors who provide full weekday support and are ready to help with any of your queries. So, if you need help, just drop them an email and await a speedy response.

Course Design

This School Nurse Training is designed with the following modules:

School Nurse Training

Module 1: Introduction to School Nurse

  • What is a School Nurse?
  • Components of a Coordinated School Health Program
  • Roles and Goals of the School Nurse
  • Levels of Prevention
  • Primary Prevention
  • Secondary Prevention
  • Tertiary Prevention
  • Prevention versus Intervention

Module 2: The School Health Office

  • The Nursing Process in School
  • First Aid
  • Assessment
  • Acute Illnesses
  • General Treatment for Acute Illnesses
  • Chronic Illnesses
  • General Treatment for Chronic Illnesses
  • Accidents
  • General Treatment for Accidents
  • Role of School Nurses in Rendering First Aid

Module 3: Immunisations, Screenings and Medications

  • Immunisations
  • Importance of Immunisation
  • Contraindications for Immunizations
  • Role of School Nurses in Meeting Immunization Requirements
  • Screenings
  • Role of School Nurses in the Screening Process
  • Medications
  • Epinephrine, Glucagon, and Diastat Administration and Delegate Training
  • Field Trips
  • Types of Medications Given at School
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Antibiotics
  • Emergencies
  • Role of School Nurses in Medication Administration

Module 4: Student Health Assessments

  • Types of Assessments
  • Routine Assessments
  • Athletic Assessments
  • Role of School Nurses in Assessments
  • Attendance
  • Some Problems Associated With Frequent Absenteeism
  • Role of School Nurses in Monitoring Attendance
  • School-Based Clinics
  • The clinics were required to provide a comprehensive range of services
  • Role of School Nurses In School-Based Clinics

Module 5: Health Education

  • Definition
  • Comprehensive Health Education
  • Risk Factors for Young People
  • The National Health Education Standards
  • Needs Assessment
  • State Curriculum Content Standards
  • Health Curriculum Content Areas
  • Health Literacy
  • Steps for Teaching Health
  • In-service Education for Staff Members
  • Procedure for Providing In-service Education for Staff Members
  • Role of School Nurses in Health Education
  • Perceived Poor Classroom Management Skills
  • Lack of Time to Prepare and Implement Lessons
  • Concern over Handling Sensitive Issues
  • Frustrations with Constant Interruptions or Lack of Health Office Coverage
  • Low Priority Given to Health Education Compared With Other Disciplines

Module 6: Documentation

  • Documentation Concerns
  • Individual Health Folders
  • Role of School Nurses in Documentation in Individual Health Folders
  • Daily Logs
  • Role of School Nurses in Maintaining Daily Logs
  • And more...

Module 7: Children with Special Needs

  • Impairment
  • Disability
  • Handicap
  • Special Needs
  • Delegation of Tasks
  • History of Special Education
  • The School Nurse as a Health Counsellor
  • Role of School Nurses Related To Children with Special Needs

Module 8: School Laws

  • Classifications of Laws
  • Criminal Laws
  • Civil Laws
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Administrative Laws
  • And more....

Module 9: High-Risk Areas in School Nursing Practice

  • High-Risk Aspects of School Health Nursing Practice
  • Negligence
  • School Nurse Dilemmas
  • Role of School Nurses in High-Risk Areas

Module 10: Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Definition of Autism
  • History of Autism
  • Causal Theories and Risk Factors
  • Factors Influencing Autism
  • Statistics
  • And more..

Module 11: Adolescent Sexuality and Mental Health Issues

  • The Rapidly Changing Body and Brain
  • Adolescent Changes
  • Sexual Interest
  • Autonomy
  • Peer Relations
  • And more..

Module 12: Childhood Obesity

  • What is Childhood Obesity?
  • Health Survey for England 2017 Adult and child overweight and obesity
  • Identifying Overweight or Obese Children
  • Causes of Childhood Obesity
  • Genetics
  • And more....

Module 13: Drug Use

  • Drug Use and Abuse
  • Types of Programs
  • Preventive Approach for All Students
  • Preventive Programs for High-Risk Students
  • Times of Greatest Risk
  • And more..

Module 14: School Violence

  • What is School Violence?
  • Violence in Society
  • Factors Increasing the Risk of a Student Being Violent
  • Levels of Violent Behaviour
  • Bullying
  • And more.....

Module 15: Child Abuse

  • Definitions of Child Abuse
  • Institutional and Non-institutional Child Abuse
  • Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
  • Categories of Child Abuse
  • Risk Factors for Child Abuse
  • And more.....

Module 16: Cultural Diversity

  • Culture
  • Diversity
  • Demographics
  • Benefits of Cultural Diversity In Schools
  • Challenges of Cultural Diversity In Schools
  • And more.....

Module 17: Disaster Planning

  • A Safe School
  • Components Of A Safe School
  • Types Of Disasters
  • Disaster Planning
  • Staff Training
  • And more.....

Module 18: Environmental Issues

  • Environmental Toxins
  • Today’s School Buildings
  • The School Environment
  • Environmentally Triggered Illnesses
  • Causes Of Susceptibility In Children
  • And more.....

Module 19: Technology and the School Nurse

  • Uses of Computer Technology In School Health Offices
  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Paperless Health Office
  • Electronic Equipment Currently In Use
  • Cell Phones and Cordless Phones
  • Personal Digital Assistant
  • And more......

Module 20: Top Ten Timely Troublesome Topics for the School Nurse

  • Topic 1: Lack Of School Nurse Substitutes
  • Topic 2: No Lunch, No Prep, No Privacy, And No One Cares
  • Topic 3: Health Care Reform
  • Topic 4: School-Sponsored Before- And After-Care Programs, Activities, and Class Trips
  • Topic 5: Medically Fragile Students Needing One-On-One Care

How is the School Nurse Training course assessed?

To successfully complete the School Nurse Training course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful course completion, you will qualify for a CPD certificate from One Education as proof of your new skills. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Who is this course for?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this School Nurse Training course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The School Nurse Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.


This School Nurse Training is compatible with all kinds of devices and the age requirement for this School Nurse Training is 16. So, basically, everyone can take this course to acquire School Nurse Training skills that are necessary.

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