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Southern Regional AHEC - 15th Annual School Nurse Conference

  • Holiday Inn I-95 1944 Cedar Creek Road Fayetteville, NC, 28312 United States (map)

Event Objectives:

- Identify medical and behavioral symptoms of eating disorders in children and adolescents;

- Develop collaborative relationships with multidisciplinary treatment teams, including teachers, coaches, physicians, mental health providers, and parents, to ensure students receive the appropriate level of care for an identified eating disorder;

- Recognize needs and create a treatment plan to facilitate the student's re-entry into the school environment following eating disorders treatment;

- Discuss how pollutants in the air impact children’s performance;

- Identify appropriate channels of delegation for nurses in the school setting;

- Describe gang violence is NC schools;

- Identify classroom behaviors that can be red flags of vision problems;

- Discuss tips for managing anxiety in school age children;

- Discuss appropriate treatment of upper extremity injuries in the school setting;

- Describe assessment skills for the lower extremity;

- Identify mental and physical health concerns for the transgender person.