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.
- 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)
29th Annual Coordinated School Health Conference - Healthy Partnerships for Healthy Students 2021
Registration for the is now open. The conference will be held December 3rd & 4th at the Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia, MO, with a pre-conference program on Dec 2nd. Visit the MO Coordinated School Health Coalition website for more information and to register.