Announcements and Conferences
- COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit for Missouri Schools
Substance Use Disorders in Missouri 101Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri is offering an online workshop through Nursing Outreach. There is no cost for the course and CEs are available. For more information and to register, go to MU Extension.
Substance use disorders (SUD) present a major public health concern with a significant impact on health, including increased mortality, interpersonal and socioeconomic difficulties. Nationally, Missouri ranks highest among states for drug use with rural communities disproportionately affected.
- Annual Health Office Orientation - Registration now open (virtual program)
- AAP News - Academy offers guidance on new lice treatments, opposes school bans on infested children
- Medical Facilities in Missouri
- ParentLink WarmLine
Missouri Kids Count
Last week, Missouri Kids Count (MKC) launched the new Missouri KIDS COUNT website in conjunction with a new tool for data and reports, Missouri KIDS COUNT Data, from the Office of Social & Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA) - University of Missouri. We hope that you will utilize these two web sites often and please share these new resources with partners and colleagues. With your help, it is hoped a continuous network will develop and expand to share MO KIDS COUNT data, information and resources.
Show-Me ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes)
Show-Me ECHO at the University of Missouri uses videoconferencing to connect interdisciplinary teams of experts with primary care providers and other professionals. They collaborate in interactive case-based learning to develop advanced skills and best practices, which improves patient care access, quality and efficiency. Show-Me ECHO learning sessions offer free continuing education and are provided at no cost. Show-Me ECHO addresses such health and education issues as COVID-19, asthma, autism, suicide prevention, trauma-informed schools, pediatric sleep disorders, child psych, developmental disabilities, dermatology, diabetes and oral health. Register for an ECHO
- COVID-19 & Kids ECHO
- Suicide Prevention in Healthcare ECHO
- Autism: Behavior Solutions in School ECHO
Nurse Education Webinar Series (N.E.W.S)
- 2021 Missouri Suicide Prevention Conference on July 28, 2021.
- Eating Disorders Online Training Webinar
Professional Development Opportunities
43rd Annual School Health Conference hosted by Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Friday, July 30, 2021 - Virtual Conference
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Topics Include: Diabetes, Urgent vs Emergent Injuries/Illnesses, Mental Health, Parent Advisory Council and COVID-19. This conference will be recorded.
Click here to see the full conference brochure and registration.
The School Health Conference is intended for school nurses and school health professionals providing care for children in the school setting with a focus on current health and mental health issues with engaging presentations by pediatric and school health providers. This activity has been awarded 4 contact hours.
*There is no fee for this virtual conference, but registration is required by July 23, 2021.
School Nurse Survival XXIV presented by BJC School Outreach and Youth Development
Friday, July 30, 2021 - Virtual Training
Topics include: All things COVID-19, Greeting Students and Staff as they return to School, Legal Updates Impacting MO Nurses, Youth Immunizations, and Using CHAT (Chronic Health Assessment Tool)
Registration is now OPEN! Go to: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/zcxeyvag/1 and click ‘Save my spot!’This conference is offered to school nurses and other community-oriented health professionals that are interested in learning about new and current health information for school-aged children.