Online Program

School Nurses and the Opioid Crisis: Part 1 Featuring Susan B. Avallone MSN, RN, NCSN


This archived webinar is the first in our series, School Nurses and the Opioid Crisis. This webinar took place on February 22nd, 2018 and was called, School Nurses on the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis, A live webinar featuring Susan B Avallone, MSN, RN, NCSN, “A Message of Collaboration and Networking”. NEUSHA Directors Kathy Hassey and Jenny Gormley interviewed Susan about her experience working as a school nurse in her community to address the opioid crisis. Questions from the audience were taken.


Cost: Free

Contact Hours 0.0


This program will: 

  • Increase knowledge about roles and actions school nurses are taking to help prevent opioid addiction
  • Increase school nurse confidence to act in their schools and school districts to help prevent opioid addiction
  • Identify opportunities for improving efforts in schools to prevent opioid addiction


Susan B. Avallone, MSN, RN, NCSN is a school nurse at Samoset Middle School, which includes a preschool.  She is on the Board of Directors at AED Foundation, Inc, and is a Board of Health Member for the town of Gardner, Massachusetts.  Sue obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Salem State University and her Master’s of Science in Nursing Education from Regis University.  

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The planners and presenter of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. 

This program has not received commercial support.

Continuing Education Information:

ANCC Provider Statement

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a Provider of continuing nurse education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on accreditation.

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

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