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2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System Data and Results

Release Date: 11/16/2018
Expiration Date: 11/16/2021 
Originally presented as a webinar on November 6, 2018.

Cost: $20.00 / FREE for NASN members 

Upon successful completion of this offering,
participants will receive 1.0 CNE contact hour.
Program Overview
In this educational activity, learn about the results from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) study and how to interpret what these trends mean for your practice. CDCs YRBSS is the nation’s largest surveillance system designed to monitor health behaviors and experiences among high school students throughout the United States. Its results help in understanding the factors that contribute to the leading causes of illness, death and disability among youth and young adults.

Learning Outcomes
As a result of participating in this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Describe the co-occurrence of risks associate adolescent sexual health.
  • Describe the trends over time and disparities by race, gender and sexual minority status related to sexual behavior, high risk substance use, violence victimization, and mental health and suicide in adolescents.
  • Compare national data to the prevalence seen in their local clinical practice.
  • Describe strategies that schools can employ to reduce adolescents’ risk for HIV, STDs, and pregnancy.
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.

Kathleen Ethier, PhD
Director, Division of Adolescent and School Health
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention

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 Sponsorship
This program did not receive commercial support or sponsorship.

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.