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Resources for the School Nurse to Support Pediatric to Adult Transition of Lupus Care: A Graduation Gift for High School Students Living with Lupus

Release Date: 11/04/2021
Expiration Date: 11/04/2024
Originally presented on September 30, 2021.

Cost: Free for NASN members and non members!

There is no cost for this learning activity and
no CNE contact hours will be awarded.

Program Overview
One-hour live informational webinar, including 10-15 minutes for Q&A, to outline the American College of Rheumatology’s program & resources for school health professionals to support students with lupus transition from pediatric to adult health care, with an emphasis on resources for the school nurse; and NASN programs and resources to support school nursing practice incorporate health care transition planning for students with lupus. A brief overview of lupus will also be presented.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Review the impact of pediatric onset lupus.
  • Increase awareness of resources for school nurses to address pediatric to adult transition of lupus care.

Kate Chiseri, MPH, MCHES
Senior Specialist, Project Manager – Collaborative Initiatives
American College of Rheumatology

Nichole Bobo, MSN, RN
Director of Nursing Education
National Association of School Nurses

Elizabeth Sloan, MD
Pediatric Rheumatologist, Member
American College of Rheumatology

Melanie Bales, MSN, RN, CMS
School District Nursing Supervisor
Cobb County, Georgia

Commercial Support or Grant Funding
Funding for this educational offering was made possible (in part) by Grant number 1 NU58DP006908-01-00-Component A; Developing and Disseminating Programs to Build Sustainable Lupus Awareness, Knowledge, Skills and Partnerships to the American College of Rheumatology. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.