Online Program

A Public Health Approach to Ending Gun Violence Against Children- Experiences from a U.S. School Nurse’s Health Office

Overview:

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Cost: Free

Contact Hours 0.0

Objectives:

Learning Outcomes:

After viewing the presentation, the participant will be able to

1.  Identify gun violence as a public health issue that requires a public health
approach to solve.

2. Describe strategies for school nurses to support students impacted by gun violence in schools?

3. Assess the role of school nurses in gun violence prevention in schools through a
harm reduction model.


Presenter:

Robin Cogan, MEd, RN, NCSN, FNASN, FAAN
Ms. Cogan is currently in her 22nd year as a New Jersey school nurse in the Camden City School District. Robin is the New Jersey Director for the National Association of School Nurses representing the New Jersey State School Nurses Association. She is proud to be a Johnson & Johnson School Health Leadership Fellow and past Program Mentor. Ms. Cogan is the honored recipient of multiple awards for her work in school nursing and population health. These awards include, 2019 and 2020 National Association of School Nurses President’s Award, 2018 NCSN School Nurse of the Year, 2017 Johnson & Johnson School Nurse of the Year, and the New Jersey Department of Health 2017 Population Health Hero Award. Ms. Cogan serves as faculty in the School Nurse Certificate Program at Rutgers University-Camden School of Nursing, where she teaches the next generation of school nurses. She was presented the 2018 Rutgers University – Camden Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award for Part-time Faculty. Ms. Cogan writes a weekly blog called The Relentless School Nurse. Ms. Cogan’s work is included as a case study in The Future of Nursing Report 2020-2030. You can follow Ms. Cogan on Twitter at @RobinCogan.

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

At this time, none of the presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. If relevant financial relationships are identified, this information will be shared with learners prior to the educational activity.



Continuing Education Information:

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

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2016U018


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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