Virtual School Nursing PracticeOverview:
Bill Marrapesse, presents his role as a Virtual School nurse for the Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School. Bill discusses virtual teaching, support and screenings as a Virtual School Nurse. This is a recorded webinar from August 11, 2020.
Contact hour: 1 Cost: $20 Length: 1 hour
Cost: $ 20.00
Contact Hours 1.0
After watching this program, the participant may be able to:
1. Identify best practices & strategies for virtual school nursing.
2. Describe supports and barriers for the virtual school nurse role.
3. Report increased confidence in the effectiveness of school nursing virtually.
Bill Marrapese MSN, RN has served as the School Nurse of the Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School (GCVS), a public school of choice in Massachusetts, since January 2017. GCVS has approximately 750 students across more than 170 towns in Massachusetts and is a pioneer for personalized learning across grades, K–12. Prior to joining GCVS, Bill practiced hospital-based nursing for 9 years, and worked extensively with school-age children, with a focus on preventive care and health education. Bill earned his BA in Psychology from Rhode IslandCollege, his RN from Bristol Community College, and his MSN in Nursing, with a concentration in Education and Leadership; from Walden University. He lives in South Deerfield, Massachusetts with his family, in their deep energy retrofitted ranch.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.
MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2019U003