Online Program

SMART Goals for School Nurses

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Cost: $ 20.00

Contact Hours 1


At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe what "SMART" stands for in goal development
  2. Identify topics for professional and student SMART Goal development


Karen Rufo MS, PPCNP-BC is the Nurse Leader of Lexington Public Schools and she also works as a Nursing Supervisor at Newton Wellesley Hospital on evenings and weekends! Karen describes herself as “a Type AAA” and has always maintained a “dual practice” throughout her Nursing Career to gain as much experience as possible. She attended St Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing, where she received an excellent “hands on” nursing education, highlighted by being “stuck there” during the “Blizzard of 78!” She received her BSN from Northeastern University and her Master’s Degree and Nurse Practitioner Education from Boston College during the Flutie Era and remains a BC football fan to this day! Her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification is from the American Nurses Association. Karen has worked as a School Nurse Leader, Nurse Supervisor, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, a School Nurse, Nurse Manager, Nursing Instructor, and as a staff nurse in the various areas: Pediatrics, IV Therapy, Operating Room, and Emergency Room. When she retires from Nursing she hopes to work in one of these three areas: Disney World, Fenway Park or Comedy Central!

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speakers have no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentations.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2019U0003.  

Participants successfully completing this program will receive a statement of credit for contact hours. Statements of Credit may be printed on-line after successful completion of the learning assessment.

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