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A Seat at the Table: Winning Together for Better Health

Release Date: 09/09/2020
Expiration Date: 09/09/2023
Originally presented as a webinar on August 14, 2020.

Cost: $20.00/Free for NASN members!

Upon successful completion of this offering,
participants will receive 1.0 CNE contact hours.

Program Overview
This 60-minute panel discussion will provide an overview of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action and explore opportunities for NASN state affiliates to engage with nurse-led state Action Coalitions around policy solutions. The Center to Champion Nursing in America is a national initiatives of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which coordinates the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of the same organizations working to build a healthier America through nursing. Nurse-led state Action Coalitions include community representatives from health, business, education, and other sectors by using evidence to drive policy change for healthier communities.

The session will be an interactive discussion allowing time for the presenters to provide attendees with essential knowledge and takeaways that are replicable. This session allows time for thoughtful reflection, candid conversation, and audience questions. The goal is to offer tangible opportunities for school nurses to coordinate strategies with Action Coalitions to produce mutual collaborations and develop policy leadership in health equity.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Learn the value of working together in cross-sector collaborations to improve community health.
  • Learn specific action steps for developing strategy with potential partners.
  • Learn the importance of cross-promoting content with affiliates and programs relevant to public health.

Intended Audience

This continuing education program is a knowledge-based activity developed to meet the educational needs of registered nurses who are interested in child and adolescent health.

Patricia A. Polansky, RN, MS,
Director, Program Development and Implementation
Center to Champion Nursing in America, AARP

Claudio W. Gualtieri, JD,
Senior Strategic Policy Advisor
Center to Champion Nursing in America

Beth Mattey, MSN, RN, NCSN, FNASN,
Lead School Nurse
Brandywine School District

Kate King, DNP, MS, RN, LSN,
School Nurse
Ohio 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 did not receive commercial support or grant funding.

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). The cost for this course will be waived for NASN members during the checkout process.

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.