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Continuing Education and Professional Development
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Siena Hall, Room 106
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002 516.323.3550

School Nursing

Molloy College offers seven (7) different courses in its School Nursing series:
- School Nurse Training Program
- Camp Nursing Workshop
- Transition to School Nursing - An Orientation
- School Nurse: A Daily Approach
- Individual Healthcare Plans in the School Setting
- Care of the Diabetic Student 
- School Nurse Emergency Care Course

Scroll down for the course descriptions and schedule information for each of the courses. Click here for the schedule of classes of all the courses in this area. Questions: please call 516.323.3555 or email: conted@molloy.edu.

The schedule of classes comes out in our catalog which is mailed twice a year (January and July) to students who have made an inquiry or registered within the last 6 months. However, the most up-to-date scheduling information can be found on the program webpage. We will also email you reminders of the upcoming schedule if you have provided us with an email address. Request a catalog or join our mailing list.

School Nurse Training Program
School nursing is a specialized practice of professional nursing that advances the well-being, health and safety of the school-aged client. This course is designed for the registered nurse with current medical-surgical or pediatric experience who would like to learn the role of the school nurse. Four days of field training in a school setting, to be arranged by the instructor, provides the opportunity to learn those services necessary to meet the needs of students, parents, and teachers consistent with the goals set forth by the board of education.  

Prerequisites include:
- Completed application with biography
- Recent physical with updated immunizations
- R.N. license
- Malpractice insurance and healthcare provider B.L.S.

"Transition to School Nursing" must be completed before field training is scheduled. Please call 516.323.3554 for an application.
Instructors: Barbara Young, R.N. and Carol Henck, R.N. 
Course number: NUP - 0210. Tuition: $895

The course is generally offered throughout the year on an evening or Saturday schedule at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

Camp Nursing Workshop
Providing nursing care to a large group of children in a camp environment is a challenging task, which requires special skills and knowledge. The Camp Nurse needs to be well trained, organized, flexible, and acutely aware of health standards and procedures. This course will address the critical components necessary in providing effective nursing care in the camp setting.Designed for the experienced as well as the novice camp registered nurse.
3.5 contact hours.

Instructor: Alicia Stone, R.N., M.S.
Course number: NUP - 0113. Tuition: $ 75

The course is generally offered once per year on a Sunday schedule for one Sunday from 9:00 a.m. -1 p.m. at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes.  Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here. Click Here for Specific Learning Objectives

Transition to School Nursing - An Orientation
Nursing services in the educational environment are unique, varied, multi-disciplinary and comprehensive. This program will provide an orientation of the functions, purposes, and responsibilities of the School Nurse. The target audience is the registered nurse. 
6 contact hours
Instructor: Barbara Young, R.N.
Course number: NUP - 0139. Tuition: $100

The course is generally offered throughout the year on an evening or Saturday schedule at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

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School Nurse: A Daily Approach
This program will focus on the daily needs of well children in the educational setting. It will include assessment, identification, management, and referral for students. An overview of skin lesions, rashes (contagious/non-contagious) is also included in addition to learning  vision, hearing and scoliosis screenings. Child study team reports and individual health plans for the student with asthma will be discussed. The target audience is the registered nurse. 
8.3 contact hours.
Instructors: Carol Henck RN, MS and Lori McLaughlin, R.N., A.N.P.
Course number: NUP - 0140. Tuition: $150

The course is generally offered twice per year, in the fall and in the spring on an evening schedule at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

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Individual Healthcare Plans in the School Setting
This course will review the basic methods to construct an "Individual Healthcare Plan" (IHP) using the nursing process. The participant will learn to prioritize health needs and identify interventions to be implemented in the school setting by the appropriate staff members. Didactic, computer-based and generic HCPs will be discussed. The target audience is the registered nurse.
2.5 contact hours.
Instructor: Carol Henck R.N., M.A.
Course number: NUP - 0208. Tuition: $75

The course is generally offered twice per year, in the fall and in the spring on an evening schedule at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

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Care of the Diabetic Student 
Focus will be multifaceted: up to date pathophysiology of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, multiple treatment options for today's diabetic student including insulin pump therapy and IHP documentation. You will learn the universal "windows" on all insulin pumps. Emphasis is on the didactics and "hands-on" of current equipment in use and their management. The target audience is the registered nurse.
7 contact hours.
Instructor: Lucille Hughes, R.N., C.D.E.
Course number: NUP - 0145. Tuition: $125

The course is generally offered throughout the year on an evening or Saturday schedule at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.

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School Nurse Emergency Care Course
An in-depth training course designed to educate the school nurse about emergency techniques for children and youths who are injured or become ill at school. The participant will learn to use prioritized assessment skills, provide nursing interventions that conform to the EMS-C protocols and develop specific strategies for students with special health care needs. (Student manual provided)
Instructor: Lori McLaughlin R.N., P.N.P.
Course number: NU-0211. Tuition: $295

The course is generally offered once per year in May on a Saturday and Sunday schedule for one Saturday and one Sunday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes.  Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link or by clicking here.