School Nurses on the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis: Part 2, A webinar with Karen Jarvis-Vance, MSN, RN, NCSNOverview:
School Nurses and the Opioid Crisis:
An archived webinar featuring Karen Jarvis-Vance,
MSN, RN, NCSN
Director of Health, Safety, and Equity Programs
Northampton Public Schools
“A Message of Collaboration and Prevention”
This archived version features the virtual interview with the NEUSHA directors and guest Karen Jarvis-Vance, MSN, RN, NCSN about how she as a school nurse administrator engages with others in her community to address the opioid epidemic.
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2. Increase school nurse confidence to act in their schools and communities to help prevent opioid addiction.
Karen Jarvis-Vance, MSN, RN, NCSN has been the Director of Health, Safety & Equity Programs at Northampton Public Schools since 2006. Additionally, she serves as the Program Director for the Northampton Prevention Coalition, which is federally funded to reduce youth substance use in the City of Northampton. Karen also serves her hometown as vice-chair of the East Longmeadow Board of Health. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fitchburg State University and her Master’s in Nursing from Elms College. She is a current MBA student at Elms College with a concentration in Healthcare Leadership and is also a Nationally Certified School Nurse. Karen is committed to improving health outcomes for the children and families she serves.
The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speaker has no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentation.
This program has not received commercial support.
Continuing Education Information:
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 contact hours for contact hours. Certificates may be printed online after successful completion of the learning assessment.