Online Program

11. COVID-19 BINAX Testing in Schools: Science and School Nurse Experiences


luzzi-dDr. David Luzzi, PhD, MBA, Senior Vice Provost for Research, Vice President Innovation Campus, Northeastern University, discusses the BINAX antigen test and its scientific basis and use in symptomatic students/staff in the school setting.

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School nurse leaders Loree LaChance, MHA, MSN, RN, NCSN   (Director, Student Health Services at Austin ISD), Susan Franchi DNP, CNP, FNP-C, RN, (Director of Nursing Arlington Public Schools, MA) and Cathryn Hampson MSN, RN, NCSN, STTI, (Supervisor of Health Services – North Middlesex Regional School District in MA) discuss how they have implemented or are planning to implement BINAX in-school testing.  Remember to always follow your state Department of Health/Local Board of Health regarding BINAX testing medical waste disposal. This was a live webinar on December 8, 2020.


Cost: Free

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As a result of this educational activity, participants will be able to describe:

  • the latest research and evidence for the benefit and accuracy of BINAX antigen testing
  • models for BINAX testing that are planned for and/or being used in PreK-12 grade schools
  • successes and challenges of schools currently planning and implementing BINAX testing in schools


Speaker Bios

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The webinar planners and presenters have no conflict of interest to declare related to the planning, implementation and evaluation of this webinar.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.ANCC Logo Jing

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education  Provider Number 2019U003

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