School Nurse Role in Communicable Disease Mitigation

This is an online workshop for nurses serving Oregon schools during the coronavirus pandemic. It includes presentations, discussions, and question-and-answer panels facilitated by OSNA school nurse leaders and OHA's State School Nurse Consultant.

For the month of August 2020, live session discussion will focus on OSNA's COVID-19 Toolkit, school re-opening resources aligned with Oregon's Ready Schools, Safe Learners guidance.

This is a blended learning activity. Participants are eligible for full workshop credit upon completion of one 90-minute live session presentation and up to three self-directed modules. Certificates will be issued once per calendar month with partial credit for each component completed.

Live Sessions


SELF-DIRECTED MODULE 1: Nurse Role in Oregon Schools
The learner is eligible for 0.5 hours continuing nursing education (CNE) upon completion of this self-directed module, including pre- and post-evaluations. 

  1. Module 1 Pre-Eval - Please complete the pre-eval prior to viewing materials. 
  2. Select one or more method to access content.
  3. Module 1 Post-Eval - Please complete the post-eval after viewing materials. 

CNE Certificates for Live Events and Self-Directed Modules will be emailed once per calendar month, the first week of the month.


SELF-DIRECTED MODULE 2: Resources for Communicable Disease Mitigation in Oregon Schools
The learner is eligible for 0.5 hours continuing nursing education (CNE) upon completion of this self-directed module, including pre- and post-evaluations. 

  1. Module 2 Pre-Eval: Please complete the pre-eval prior to accessing materials. There is no minimum score.
  2. Select one or more method to access content.
  3. Module 2 Post-Eval: Please complete the post-eval after viewing materials. There is no minimum score.

SELF-DIRECTED MODULE 3: Using Evidence to Guide Practice 
The learner is eligible for 0.5 hours continuing nursing education (CNE) upon completion of this self-directed module, including pre- and post-evaluations. 

  1. Module 3 Pre-Eval: Please complete the pre-eval prior to accessing materials. There is no minimum score.
  2. Select one or more method to access content.
  3. Module 3 Post-Eval: Please complete the post-eval after viewing materials. There is no minimum score.

CNE Certificates for Live Events and Self-Directed Modules will be emailed once per calendar month, the first week of the month.

Workshop Disclosures

Nursing Contact Hours
Participants can earn a total of 3 continuing nursing education contact hours upon completion of this blended learning activity.

Requirements for Successful Completion of this CNE Activity
In order to obtain a Certificate of Successful Completion for this activity, the learner must complete the following criteria:

This is a blended learning activity, with Live Event sessions plus Enduring Material. The learner may receive full workshop credit (3.0 hours) upon completion of pre- and post-evaluations for each of four workshop components. 

Live Event: attend at least one online session including participation in discussion

  • The learner is eligible for a partial-credit certificate upon completion of the pre- and post-evaluation for 1 live event session (1.5 hours).

Enduring Material: 3 self-directed online modules

  • The learner is eligible for a partial-credit certificate upon completion of a pre- and post-evaluation for each of 3 self-directed online modules (30 minutes each; up to 1.5 hours).

Participants who successfully complete the above requirements will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion via email.  Certificates will be issued once per calendar month. If, by the end of the calendar month, the learner has not completed all components, partial-credit certificates will be issued.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures
The planners for this CNE activity declare no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.
All presenters declare no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.  

Expiration Date of enduring materials
Participant must complete post-evaluation of all events no later than August 2022.

Commercial Support acknowledgement
No commercial support


This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Approval valid through 07/30/2022.
OCEAN ID #2020-18