School Health Days 2012: School Nurses Take Action!

Purpose

The 2012 School Health Days Conference provides updated information to school health personnel regarding:

  • Immunizations
  • Health Systems Development
  • ISBE School Health Consultant Role
  • Communicable Disease
  • Choosing Healthy Beverages
  • Oral Health Update

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses
  • School Administrators
  • School Health Personnel
  • Social Workers

Dates & Locations

Date & Time Location Registration Fee
October 23
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Northfield Inn & Suites Center
3280 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL  62707
Phone:  217-523-7900
$65.00
October 24
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Holiday Inn
222 Potomac Blvd.
Mt. Vernon, IL  62864
Phone:  800-243-7171
$65.00
October 31
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Radisson Inn Rockford
200 S. Bell School Road
Rockford, IL  61108
Phone:  815-226-2100
$65.00
November 1
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Doubletree Arlington Heights
75 W. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL  60004
Phone:  847-364-7600
$80.00
November 16
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Hyatt Lisle
1400 Corporetum Drive
Lisle, IL  60532
Phone:  630-852-1234
$80.00

Two easy ways to register ...

NOTE: Please list only ONE person per registration form.

  • By Mail - Mail your registration (see form below) and check information to:
    • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
      Attention:  Lula Sanchez
      721 North LaSalle Street, Room 759
      Chicago, IL  60654
      Fax:  312-642-9716
  • By Phone - Call 312-655-7423 and register with a credit card.

Registration includes conference materials, continental breakfast and a lunch.  Registration is limited and is on a first come/first served basis.

Brochure and Registration Form

2012 School Health Days Conference Brochure & Registration Form (pdf)

Special Needs

If you need a dietary, mobility, or vision/hearing need; please call 217-785-4525.

Cancellation Policy

A refund of all fees paid minus a $10.00 processing fee will be given only to those who cancel seven (7) working days before the day of the conference.

Continuing Education

The Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS), School Health Program, is co-provided with Oakton Community College.  This activity has been submitted to WNA CEAP for approval to award contact hours.  Wisconsin Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Hours

  • Registered Nurses:  5.50 Contact Hrs
  • Social Workers:  5.50 Clock Hrs
  • Teachers:  5.50 CPDUs
  • Other Professionals:  5.50 Universal Training Hrs

Conference Agenda

Timeline AGENDA Item
 8:00 - 8:30 am Registration
 8:30 - 8:35 am Welcome & Statement of Objectives
 8:35 - 9:30 am It Only Hurts for a Little While
Janet Daniels, BS
IDPH/Immunization Program
 9:30 - 10:00 am BREAK
10:00 - 11:00 am We Choose Health
Leticia Reyes, BA
IDPH/EPI/Health Systems Development
11:00 - 11:30 am ISBE Update:  School Nurse/Health Role
Principal Consultant, Jessica Gerdes, BA, BSN, MSN
11:30 - 12:30 pm LUNCH
12:30 - 1:30 pm Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Q & A
Judith Conway, RN, BS, CIC
IDPH/Communicable Disease
 1:30 - 2:30 pm Rethink Your Drink
Elissa J. Bassler, MFA
CEO, Illinois Public Health Institute
 2:30 - 3:00 pm Oral Health Update
Julie Janssen, RDH MA
 3:00 - 3:30 pm Closing/Evaluations

Planning Committee

  • Victoria Jackson, RN, BSN, MSN, ILCSN
    School Health Program Coordinator
    Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Cindy Flayton, RN, MS
    Oakton Community College