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Strategies to Support the Return to School for School-aged Children

Release Date: 08/17/2021
Expiration Date: 08/17/2024
Originally presented on July 27, 2021.

Cost: Free for NASN members and non members!

There is no cost for this learning activity and
no CNE contact hours will be awarded.

Program Overview
Town Hall with the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Association (NAPNAP), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) to provide an opportunity for the 3 organizations members to interact and ask questions regarding the return to school. The focus of the town hall is to provide strategies: for vaccine compliance of routine vaccinations in students, and share science-based resource for COVID-19 vaccines, information to improve infection control programs in schools, and encourage COVID-19 vaccine administration in youth and nurses.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • To articulate strategies to improve vaccine compliance for routine childhood vaccines and COVID-19 vaccine. 
  • To enhance school infection control procedures to reduce the incidence of communicable diseases. 
  • To understand the rational to protect nurses and clients from COVID-19 through vaccination.

Linda Mendonca, DNP, RN, PHNA-BC, NCSN, FNASN
National Association of School Nurses

Carol Vance, MSN, RN, PHN, CIC
Director Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Multi-Site Director, Infection Prevention, Advocate Aurora Healthcare, Park Ridge, Illinois

Lydia Yeager
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Association (NAPNAP)

Donna Mazyck, MS, RN, NCSN, CAE, FNASN,
Executive Director
National Association of School Nurses

Commercial Support or Grant Funding

The COVID Vaccine Facts for Nurses campaign is proudly sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. The American Nurses Association and its collaborating organizations are solely responsible for the data and related content associated with this campaign. The campaign’s commercial sponsor was not involved in development of this content.