DONE - 2022 New School Nurse Orientation

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 12/5/2022 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 9/29/2022 12:01 AM
Agency: Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction
Agency Contact: Elizabeth Pease
Agency Assistant: Elizabeth Pease 6082679240
Location: Holiday Inn Stevens Point and Convention Center
1001 Amber Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Facility: Holiday Inn and Convention Center Stevens Point
10/6/2022 09:00 AM - End 10/7/2022 at 3:45pm
Price: $150.00

8:30-9:00              Registration with Continental Breakfast


9:00-9:15              Welcome/Opening Remarks

                                                      Louise Wilson, MS, BSN, RN, LSN, NCSN, DPI School Nursing Consultant


9:15-10:00           A Day in the Life of a School Nurse

                                    The role of the school nurse and planning for the school year

Louise Wilson, DPI School Nursing Consultant


10:00-10:15        Movement break                                 


10:15-11:30        Laws That Affect School Nurses

What school nurses need to be aware of in this new field of practice

     Louise Wilson, DPI School Nursing Consultant


11-30-12:15       LUNCH


12:15-1:45           Health Care Records in School

What student information can you share, with whom, under what circumstances, and where records are kept

                                 Julie Incitti, MSW, CAPSW DPI School Social Worker Consultant



1:45-2:00              Break with snack


2:00-3:00              Health Care Records (continued)


3:00-3:15               Movement break


3:15-4:15               Wrap Up/Questions from Today/Networking

Louise Wilson, DPI School Nursing Consultant



7:30 - 8:00            Breakfast


 8:00 - 8:15           Grounding/Review/Questions


8:15 - 9:45             The School Nurse’s Role in the Individual Disabilities Education Act

Provides an overview of the IDEA process and the school nurse’s contributions to individualized educational programs.

Margaret Resan, DPI School Administration Consultant, Special Education


9:45 - 9:55            Movement Break


9:55 - 10:55           Student Health Care Plans and 504 Plans

Emergency Action Plans and Individualized Health Care Plans as written and used by school nurses. Introduction to 504 legislation and the school nurse’s role.

Louise Wilson, DPI School Nursing Consultant


10:55 – 12:00        School Nurse Documentation in IEPs

 Explanation of how school nurses document health information in IEPs 

Louise Wilson, DPI School Nursing Consultant


12:00 - 12:45          Lunch Break                                        


12:45 - 2:00            Plans and Programs - Putting it All Together

                                         Review and contrast the purpose of EAPs, IHPs, 504 Plans, and IEPs. Determine

                                         which plan to use and when.

Louise Wilson, DPI School Nursing Consultant


2:00- 3:30               Round table discussions

  Participants will be able to move between tables listening to experienced school 

  nurses discuss practice issues such as immunizations, stocking epinephrine auto-

 injectors, medication administration issues, health policy/protocol development,    

   health promotion practices, COVID-19 response


3:30-3:40               Final Questions/Wrap Up/Evaluation


Please be advised that after September 29, 2022 refunds for cancelations will only be given in exceptional circumstances. In leu of cancelation you may substitute another registered nurse.  If you need to cancel your attendance, please contact Louise Wilson at to determine if your will be refunded your registration fee. If you wish to substitute one person for another, please contact Elizabeth Pease at