July 9, 2019
The NEUSHA team enjoyed meeting school nurses from all over the U.S. and sharing info about our CNE programs at National Association of School Nurses (NASN) 2019 Conference in Denver, CO! We appreciate School Health Corporation sponsoring our vendor table.
NEUSHA Directors Kathy Hassey and Jenny Gormley were happy to write a chapter on the School Nurse's Role as Health Educator in the recently published book, School Nursing: A Comprehensive Text (Selekman, Shannon, Yonkaitis, 2019)
This book is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other sellers.

Mon. August 12th - Tues. August 13th 2019

$369 per person

Group discount available for 6 or more people - contact Lindsay to register a group with a PO

Join school nurse colleagues to hear from experts on the most current physical and mental health issues affecting students. Earn contact hours or PDPs and network with colleagues!
Summer Academy registration includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, and 1 dinner; printed educational materials, and optional Monday evening entertainment.
12.4 Contact hours or PDPs

Curious about what Summer Academy is like? Check out this video and photos from last year's Summer Academy!

Here's a sneak peak at the Summer Academy agenda:

Monday August 12th:

8:30-9:00am Welcome/logistics, NEUSHA Directors Kathy Hassey and Jenny
Gormley

9:00-9:45am Media connections: Developing Communications Savvy , Ally
Donnelly, Investigative Reporter, NECN

9:45-10:45am Effective Messaging, Presentation and Engagement Skills , John
Kriger, MSM, LCADC, CPS

10:45-11:30am How Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome keeps
children from school , Dr. Peter Rowe, Director, Children's Center
Chronic Fatigue Clinic at John Hopkins, and Professor of Pediatrics

11:30-12:15pm Behavioral Telehealth - a trauma-informed care coordination
approach in MA , Maureen Donovan, Program Manager, Psych
Telehealth grant, Heywood Hospital

. . . and much more!

Featured Summer Academy Speakers:
Legal and Confidentiality Issues for School Nurses
Michael Joyce, JD
Marshfield, MA
    
Self-care and meditation for School Nurses
Jamy Gaynor, EdD, MS, BSN, RN, FCCS School Nurse, Marlborough, MA Public Schools

Health Disparities for LGBTQ youth
Sean Cahill, Dir. of Health Policy Research, the Fenway Institute, Boston, MA

Effective Messaging, Presentation and Engagement Skills


John Kriger, MSM, LCADC, CPS
National speaker, Kriger Consulting, New Jersey
Adolescent vaping: A growing public health crisis
Bob Collette, Program Director, Cape Cod Regional Tobacco Control Program and Morissa Vital, Program Manager, Southeast MA Tobacco-Free Community Partnership at Seven Hills Foundation

Behavioral Telehealth - a trauma-informed care coordination approach in MA
Maureen Donovan, Program Manager, Psych Telehealth grant, Heywood Hospital, Gardner, MA
Media connections: Developing Communications Savvy
Ally Donnelly, Investigative Reporter, NECN and NBC10 Boston
Narratives of Joy in School Nursing Practice: You could speak at Summer Academy!
Do you have a compelling story of a time when you experienced joy in your practice? Please email your narrative to  l.hawthorne@northeastern.edu.
The narrative should be a 3-5 minute story about rekindling or experiencing joy in your practice. The NEUSHA Directors will select 10 narratives. If your narrative is selected, you must be willing to read or tell the narrative aloud at Summer Academy. 
Can't make it to Summer Academy? Perhaps you can join us for one of three pre-conference options:


Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Contact hours: 2.25  
Cost: $49 per person per session
Location : Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyanough Rd., Hyannis, MA

  1. Managing Students with Seizures
  2. Medicaid expansion billing training: Where do I start? (Your choice of presentations from SNAP or Healthmaster)
  3. Cultural Competency and Mental Health Disparities, & The Power of Language (RETELL opportunity)

Thanks for sharing your learning needs!

We received 344 responses to our Needs Assessment Survey. Thank you for sharing the topics and formats you prefer for continuing nursing education. Here are some of the most - requested topics:


  • ACES and trauma
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Cutting/self-injury
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Ear nose and throat assessment
  • Headache
  • Mindfulness
  • Muscular-skeletal injuries
  • Violence in schools
  • Vaping

We also learned that 42% of you prefer Online Programs, while 33% prefer In-Person programs and 26% prefer Live Webinars. 81% of respondents were from MA and the other 19% were from 18 other states.

We currently offer 40 Online Programs available anywhere at any time, featuring many of the topics requested. Our Summer Academy conference features sessions on Diabetes, Mindfulness and Vaping. We will continue to plan more programs, both online, live webinars and in-person, to meet your learning needs.
Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
Information about conflict of interest and commercial support for each program is
 identified on registration.
We hope you will take advantage of some of our learning opportunities, whether Face-to-Face or Online , and share them with your school nurse or counselor colleagues!

Sincerely,

Kathy, Jenny and Lindsay
The NEUSHA team

Jenny M. Gormley , DNP, MSN, BA, RN, NCSN, Director
Kathleen A. Hassey, DNP, MEd, BA, BSN, RN, Director
Lindsay Hawthorne, BA, Administrative Secretary
NEUSHA phone: (617) 373 3466

Northeastern University School Health Academy (NEUSHA) provides school health personnel engaging, professional learning opportunities to benefit youth health and safety.
Northeastern University School Health Academy | School of Nursing | 617 373 3466 | neusha@northeastern.edu | www.neusha.org