Nebraska School Health Conference

June 5-7, 2022 Conference

Building on the Basics

Location: Kearney Holiday Inn

Hosted by Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Register/Pay Online

Registration questions: call 308-324-8480 or email


The Conference Planning Committee encourages you to join one or both of your state school nurses associations. Central Nebraska School Nurses Association annual dues are $25. Make your membership checks payable separately to the CNSNA and they will be forwarded for your membership or apply for or renew your membership online. Membership will be verified. 

For the Nebraska School Nurses Association, which includes membership to the National Association of School Nurses, dues are $125. Payments for the Nebraska School Nurses Association membership is online only, go to their website, Membership will be verified for this conference.

Conference Information

There will be no virtual portion of the conference this year.

Learning Outcome

The purpose of this activity is to: transform knowledge and practice to meet the needs of school-age children.

Continuing Education Contact Hours

Full Conference: 11.75 Total CEU’s

An application has been submitted to the Georgia Nurses Association for approximately 11.75 contact hours, pending approval. Subject to Change. Certificates for CEU's are provided upon completion of the conference evaluation. A link to the online evaluation and certificates are sent to the email address provided at registration with verified attendance.

Conference Fees

Prices listed reflect a $10 online registration discount.

For School Nurse Association Members (NSNA & CNSNA): Registration by May 15, 2022 is $145 for the 2-day full conference or $115 for one day (Monday or Tuesday).

For Non-members: Registration by May 15, 2022 is $195 for the 2-day full conference or $175 for one day (Monday or Tuesday).

Registration includes breakfasts, lunches, breaks, handouts/ printed material and contact hour units.



Certificates for approved continuing education experiences are issued at the end of each day with verified attendance. Participants must sign in for each sessions and return a completed evaluation to the planning committee. You will have a certificate for each day of this conference. If you are more than ½ hour late to a session you will not receive a CE certificate for that segment of the conference. No conflict of interest has been disclosed by any presenters or members of the planning committee for this program.

Lodging Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Kearney Holiday Inn at the rate of $109.95 (Hotel costs DO NOT include taxes) for single/double occupancy for June 5th and 6th. Reservations can be made by calling 308-237-5971 and identify yourself with the School Health Conference Group to receive this special rate. Reservations made after May 8, 2022 accepted on a space and rate available basis.

Hotel check-in time is 3 p.m.

Participant Directory

Names and addresses of pre-registered conference participants will be compiled in a directory to be included with conference materials to all participants. Any person registering for the conference not wishing to be included in the directory must mark the appropriate field on the conference registration form.


Dress in layers to compensate for varying room temperatures as rooms will vary.

Tuesday is T-Shirt Day! Wear your favorite school nurse T-shirt or show your school pride with a school T-shirt. Better yet, wear your new 2022 conference apparel.

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received by May 27, 2022 will be refunded less $50 processing fee. All other cancellations received after May 27 are non-refundable, however, a substitute participant will be accepted at the original cost.


Monday, June 6, 2022 

7-7:45 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast- Near Ballroom 1/Loper South

7:45-8 a.m.: Welcome/Housekeeping/Honor Guard Presentation- Ballroom 1

8-9:30 a.m.: Overcoming, Moving Forward, and Leading Out the New Normal, Erin Maughan, Executive Director of the Center for School Health Innovation & Quality; Associate Professor at George Mason University- Ballroom 1

9:30-10 a.m.: Service Dogs and Support Animals in Schools, Michelle O’Dea, Founder of Domesti-PUPS- Ballroom 1

10-10:15 a.m.: Break and Vendors- Loper North/Loper South

10:15-11:15 a.m.: Child Abuse Reporting and Child Advocacy Center Overview , Ashley Harris, Medical Program Manager for the Lincoln Child Advocacy Center- Ballroom 1

11:15 a.m. - noon: Safe2Help, Jolene Palmer, Nebraska School Safety and Security Director for Nebraska Department of Education- Ballroom 1

Noon-1 p.m.: Lunch- Loper South
(Special Food Requests/Needs: Contact Joslynne Stauss at

1-2 p.m.: Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), Anna Raur, Senior Community Engagement Manager for JDRF Nebraska-Iowa Chapter- Ballroom 1

2-2:30 p.m.: Rule 59 Updates, Kim McClintick, School Health Coordinator for Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Community Outreach and Advocacy Center- Ballroom 1

2:30-3 p.m.: Break and Vendors- Loper North/Loper South

3-4 p.m.: Gender Identity Support and Advocacy, Pat Tetreault, Director for UNL LGBTQA+ and Women’s Centers- Ballroom 1

4:15-5:15 p.m.: CNSNA Meeting– Staterooms A&B

5:30-6:30 p.m.: NSNA Meeting– Stateroom C

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

7-7:45 a.m.: Registration and Breakfast- Near Ballroom 1/Loper South

7:45-8 a.m.: Welcome/Housekeeping/Honor Guard Presentation- Ballroom 1

8-9:30 a.m.: Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards, Maria Cantu Hines, Health Educator for DHHS Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity- Ballroom 1

9:30-10 a.m.: State Data Team Update, Andrea Riley, State School Nurse Consultant- Ballroom 1

10-10:15 a.m.: Break and Vendors- Loper North/Loper South

10:15-11:15 a.m.: Seizure Safe Schools, Kristi Berst, Executive Director for Nebraska Epilepsy Foundation- Ballroom 1

11:15 a.m. - noon: Common Pediatric GI Disorders, Megan Enenbach, Nurse Practitioner at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Gastroenterology Clinic- Ballroom 1

Noon - 1 p.m.: Awards Presentation Luncheon- Loper South

1-2 p.m.: Common Childhood Rashes, Dr. Angie Kratochvil- Stava, Pediatrics Physician for Children’s Specialty Pediatric Clinic of Kearney- Ballroom 1

2-3 p.m.: Pediatric Emergencies, Dr. Annette Miller, Emergency Room Physician for Kearney Regional Medical Center- Ballroom 1

3-3:15 p.m.: Closing Comments and Evaluations

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Emergency Contact

Emergency Phone: 308-237-5971 (Hotel)

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