School Nurses

School Nurse Emergency Care (SNEC) Course

Registration for the SNEC 2018 Summer Courses

Illinois EMSC sponsors this course, and works in partnership with the Illinois Association of School Nurses and the Illinois Department of Public Health’s School Health Program. The SNEC course is designed to enhance the assessment, triaging and treatment skills of the school nurse when confronted with the acutely ill or injured student.

SNEC course information is sent to school nurses via email by the Illinois Association of School Nurses (IASN) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) School Health Program. To be added to their distribution lists, see below:

  • To receive SNEC course information from IASN, you must be a member of IASN. Membership information can be found on their website at www.iasn.org.
  • To receive SNEC course information from the School Health Program within IDPH, send an email request to Marie Irwin, School Health Program, IDPH and Jean Becker, MPH, BSN, RN, School Health Program Administrator, IDPH at Marie.Irwin@illinois.gov and Jean.Becker@illinois.gov.

University of New Mexico School Nurse Online Program

Developed by the University of New Mexico’s Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, this online education offers individual self-study modules that assist in preparing and training school nurses for traumatic and medical emergencies in the school setting. The modules utilize streaming video technology to enhance the learning experience.