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Data 101: Using School Nurse Data as a Force for the Future

Release Date: February 25, 2019
Expiration Date: February 25, 2022
Originally presented as a webinar on February 7, 2019

Cost: FREE for NASN members and Non-Members

Upon successful completion of this offering,
participants will receive 1 CNE contact hour.

Program Overview
The webinar will provide school nurses skills and tips in data collection and data sharing that translate data elements into information and knowledge. School Nurses will experience the power of the data they collect to provide the evidence that school nurses are a cost effective and prudent investment in the health of children at the local, state and national level.

This activity is part of a Data Collection Mini Series that includes:
Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Identify two distinct strategies to use your documentation to collect data
  • Analyze two potential barriers to clean, accurate data and two solutions for overcoming those
  • Integrate existing data into meaningful reports
Intended Audience
This continuing education program is a knowledge-based activity developed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses who are interested in building partnerships with community stakeholders within and outside of the school.

Angela M. Lepkowski, DNP, RN, NCSN, PHNA-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing

Erin D. Maughan, PhD, MS, RN, PHNA-BC, FNASN, FAAN
RWJF (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) Executive Nurse Fellow Alumni
Director of Research
National Association of School Nurses

Faculty and Program Planner Disclosures
NASN must ensure that all educational session content is free of commercial bias and influence. The intent of this disclosure is to provide learners with information on which they can make their own judgments.

The nurse planner, faculty and reviewers disclose the absence of personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this educational activity within the past 12 months.

Accreditation Statement
National Association of School Nurses is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education 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 activity.

Commercial Support or Grant Funding
This program was funded by CDC grant # CDC#75D30118C03361 on Active Surveillance AmongSchool Children for Chronic Conditions.

Instructions to Complete This CNE Activity
To receive a Certificate of Completion for this course, follow the steps below, and complete and view the full content of the program including the course evaluation.

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

Step 1: Enroll in the course through the e-commerce system. Select the Purchase button. You will be directed to the e-commerce system. The item should already be in your shopping cart (look for the shopping cart icon at the top of the e-commerce web page). 

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: Print the certificate.