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Highlighting Key Findings from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary & Trends Report

Release Date: 5/16/2023
Expiration Date: 05/16/2026
Originally presented on 05/08/2023

Cost: FREE for NASN members and $20 non-members!

Upon successful completion of this offering,
participants will be awarded 1.0 Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) contact hours.

Instructions to Successfully Complete This NCPD Program
To receive a Certificate of Completion and be awarded NCPD 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 answers 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

Overview of the recent YRBS Report with a discussion on the relevancy and impacts on school nursing.

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

  • Describe disparities in adolescents’ sexual behavior, substance use, experiences of violence, mental health, and suicidality by race and ethnicity, sex, and sexual identity.
  • Describe trends in adolescent health and well-being between 2011 and 2021.
  • Identify strategies that schools can employ to promote adolescent health.

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


Kathleen Ethier, PhD
Social Psychologist and Director, Division of Adolescent and School Health
National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Rodney La Point, MSN, RN, Moderator
Nursing Education and Practice Specialist
National Association of School Nurses

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.