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CDC Guidelines for Food Allergy Management – What School Health Professionals Need to Know

Release Date: 03/26/2014
Expiration Date: 03/01/2017
Originally presented as a live webinar on February 26, 2014.

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

Eligibility for CNE contact hours: If you received CNE contact hours for the live webinar presentation, you are not eligible for CNE contact hours for this archive presentation.

Cost: FREE for NASN members and non-members!

Program Overview
In this educational webinar, the NASN and the American Academy of Pediatrics take an in-depth look at the new Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs. We will review all aspects of this comprehensive document with a special emphasis on your role as a school nurse.

Learning Objectives
At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify the components of a comprehensive approach to food allergy management in the school setting,
  • Describe the roles of school personnel in food allergy management with a special emphasis on the role of the school nurse, and
  • Define and compare four federal laws that relate to the care of students with food allergies.
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.

Sally Schoessler, MSEd, BSN, RN
Director of Nursing Education
National Association of School Nurses, Silver Spring, MD

Lani Wheeler, MD, FAAP, FASHA
School Health Consultant, Naples, FL

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 review committee 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 Sponsorship
This webinar was produced with support from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) under a cooperative agreement between the AAP and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the AAP or the CDC.

Instructions to Complete this CNE
To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete the steps below that include viewing the full content of the program and completing the course evaluation.

NASN will conduct an outcome assessment approximately 30 days after this program initially launches. Please be advised that you may be asked to participate in this outcome assessment.

Step 1: View presentation content.
Step 2. Complete evaluation.
Step 3: Print certificate.
NOTE: There is no cost for this course but you must still complete the 'purchase' process to enroll.