Course for school nurses to be offered in July

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education and the Penn State College of Nursing and Outreach will offer “Legal and Professional Issues in School Nursing” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 14 to 18.

The course, which will be video-conferenced from Penn State University Park, will be taught by registered nurse Stacy Chiles. Course participants may earn Act 48 credits. This three-credit course explores the synthesis and analysis of the legal and professional issues faced by school nurses and other professionals, and the impact on delivery of health care in the school environment. The University College of Nursing and Outreach continues to develop a range of courses for school heath care professionals with topics ranging from bullying to teaching children on the autism spectrum.

For more information, contact Beaver’s Office of Continuing Education at or 724-773-3700, or visit

Last Updated July 07, 2014