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COVID-19 Prevention for K-12 Schools Part 3: Focusing School Located Vaccination on Health Equity

Release Date: 01/19/2022
Expiration Date: 01/19/2025
Originally presented on January 12, 2022.

Cost: Free for NASN members and non members!

Upon successful completion of this offering, 
participants will be awarded 1.25 NCPD Continuing Nursing Education contact hours.

Instructions to Successfully Complete This NCPD CNE Program

To receive a Certificate of Completion and be awarded NCPD CNE contact hours for this program, follow the steps below, and complete and view the full content of the program including the program evaluation. If an assessment is included in the content, you will need to have 75% of the answer correct in order to pass the assessment. You will also have unlimited retakes on the assessment.

NASN will conduct an outcome assessment of a sample of participants at a later date. Please be advised that, if you complete this program, you may be asked to participate in this outcome assessment.

Step 1: Enroll in the program through the e-commerce system. Select the Purchase button. You will be directed to the e-commerce system. The program should already be in your shopping cart (look for the shopping cart icon at the top of the e-commerce web page).  Select the shopping card and choose "check out." You will receive a confirmation email with a link back to this program after your transaction.

Step 2: Complete and view the full content of the program. Content items are indexed at the bottom of this screen. After you enroll, you will return to this screen. The first content item will be “unlocked” so that you can begin completing the course. Subsequent items will “unlock” as you complete previous items.

Step 3: Retrieve the certificate.  After completing all content items, you will earn a certificate. You can save or print it.  Certificates are also stored in your Learning Center Profile.

Program Overview
This program will promote school-located vaccination (SLV) as a measure to improve and maintain a safe and healthy environment for students and the community. CDC will provide an overview of COVID-19 cases in pediatrics, guidance for school-located vaccination clinics (SLVs) in schools, and Test to Stay Guidelines. School nurse leaders will provide insight on their SLV experiences, including successes and challenges and their roles in championing SLVs.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational program, learners will be able to:

  • List at least 3 CDC and NASN resources for school located vaccination clinics.
  • Articulate 3 benefits of SLVs in student populations experiencing health inequities.
  • Develop 3 actionable steps to implement or expand SLVs.

Intended Audience
This continuing education program is a knowledge NCPD program developed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses who are interested in child, adolescent health, community/public health, and school nursing.


Alaya Koneru, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Emily Holman, MSc
Public Health Advisor
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Marnie McKercher DNP, MPH, RN, NCSN
Lead School Nurse Consultant
Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, Colorado

Lisa Patch, MSN, RN, NCSN
Executive Director of Health Services
Alamogordo Public Schools, Alamogordo, New Mexico

Moderator: Linda Mendonca, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, NCSN, FNASN, NASN President

Faculty and Nurse Planner(s) Disclosures
NASN must ensure that all educational program content is free of commercial interest, bias, influence, and that the integrity of the content is uncompromised. The intent of this disclosure is to provide learners with information on which they can make their own judgments.

The nurse planner(s), faculty, and reviewers disclose there are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this program.

Accreditation Statement
The National Association of School Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NASN or ANCC of any commercial products discussed in this learning program.

Commercial Support or Grant Funding
This program did not receive commercial support or grant funding.

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