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Professional Development Series for School Nurses  

The Penn State College of Nursing and Outreach offers a variety of courses specifically developed for school nurses. New courses are developed annually and include current topics, such as autism and bullying. Participants may earn Act 48 credits.

  • Enhance your earning potential
  • Participate in a convenient, condensed summer schedule
  • Satisfy your professional development requirements
  • Network with other school nurses

Summer 2015

NURS 497A Life-threatening Allergies: Managing Ongoing Issues and Challenges in the School Community

(2 credits)  Explores the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan for creating and maintaining a healthy and safe educational environment.
Monday - Wednesday, July 20 - 22, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Instructor: Stacy Chiles, Master’s Degree in Nursing Education, RN, CSN

Tuition: $524 per credit. 
Please note: Students are responsible for semester fees and purchasing textbooks, if applicable.

To register, please contact Dana Alvetro, program assistant, Office of Continuing Education, 724-773-3700.

Penn State may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education, 724-773-3700.


Office of Continuing Education
102 Ross Administration Building
Penn State Beaver
100 University Drive
Monaca, PA 15061

Phone: 724-773-3700
Fax: 724-773-3769 

Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Directions to Penn State Beaver

Click here to print a non-credit scheduling form.