Lets Talk About Sex: Health Education Pearls for School Nurses
Location: Webinar: Blue Jeans Video Conferencing (Link available after registration)
Contact Hours: 1
Let's Talk About Sex: Health Education Pearls for School Nurses
As a school nurse, are you being asked to teach sex education?
Join us for a webinar
Thursday, December 5, 2019
3:30-4:30 pm (sign into Blue Jeans at 3:20 pm)
(Link will be emailed 24 hours prior to the webinar)
Beth Russet, DNP, FNP-BC
Northeastern University Assistant Clinical Professor
In this one hour session, Dr. Beth Russet will share insights from her experience teaching comprehensive sex education in a rural high school for over ten years. The presentation will include specific activities, valuable resources and general tips on providing classes that are accurate, appropriate, and inclusive.
Beth spent twenty years on the rugged coast of Downeast Maine working as a school nurse, midwife and FNP. Her practice included staffing a migrant health clinic, running a small college health center and teaching community and classroom based sex education. In 2019, Beth earned a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Northeastern University where she currently directs the Adult Primary Care Program. In all of her roles, Beth centers individual agency in the context of cultural and structural influences. She encourages students and patients alike to recognize sexual health as a fundamental part of wellbeing at all ages.
As a result of this webinar/enduring programs, participants will be able to:
- Describe 2 key components comprehensive sex education
- Identify 1 statistic around adolescent sexual behavior that is relevant to students in their school districts
- Define sex positive information
- Describe 1 activity that engages young people and encourages positive behavior
Contact Hours: 1
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 2019U003Commercial Support Disclosure:
This program has not received commercial support.Conflict of Interest Information:
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.