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2014 School Nurse Professional Development Workshops

The live School Nurse Professional Development Workshops have concluded for 2014 year. The Indianapolis Workshop session is available for viewing online by clicking here.

Asthma Emergency Care Plan 2014-15 School Year

The key component to asthma management is maintaining an individualized Asthma Action Plan for each student with asthma. Indiana Public Schools do not require the use of a specific plan. Numerous print, electronic and computer-based interactive plans are provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assist school nurses in choosing the best plan for use in their schools.                                            

Online Asthma Training for Childcare Providers

This training will help providers make their childcare facilities asthma friendly, and will provide education on helping children with asthma in the childcare setting. The training is available by visiting the Indiana Association for Child Care Resource & Referral website. Providers must choose a username and password to access the training. Once a provider has signed in, the training can be accessed under the "Training Central" tab. This training is required for 5 Star Childcare certification. For more information on the 5 Star program, please visit the Indiana Department of Environmental Health.  

Winning with Asthma: Coach's Clipboard

"Winning with Asthma" is a program designed to educate sports coaches about the effects of asthma on athletes.

Indoor Air Quality Rule

410 IAC 33 To establish an indoor air quality (IAQ) inspection, evaluation, and parent and employee notification program to assist Schools and State Agencies in improving indoor air quality and establish best practices and necessary minimum standards for IAQ, IAC 33 regulates items that affect the IAQ, specifies when the department willinspect for IAQ, and establishs requirements for parent and/or employee notification of IAQevaluation findings.

Resources for Schools and Childcare Centers