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Student Health

Student Health provides ongoing support for school nurses and other professionals working to enhance the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of P-12 school aged students.

Network participants include school nurses, school administrators, school counselors, health and physical education teachers, school psychologists, primary care providers, primary care staff, healthcare administrators, and state agency staff.

UW ECHO in Student Health is a collaboration with Rutgers School Health Leadership Program and the UW Department of Nursing.

Sessions are held Thursdays, Biweekly, 3:45 - 5:00 p.m. via Zoom videoconferencing technology.

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Learning Topic - Fall 2017


Sept. 21

504s and IEPs: Distinctive Features

Heidi Kutcher, Office of Civil Rights

Oct. 5

Health Screenings: Vision, Hearing, Dental
This session will discuss the elements of good vision, hearing, and dental screenings to include what to look for and when to refer students for further evaluation.

Katey Staeben, Audiologist 

Dr. Paul Gustafson, Optometrist

Dr. Jared Christopherson,
Brookside Dental

Oct. 19

Health Care Plans: Why, Why Not, When and How
The session will discuss the need for healthcare plans and why they are done. Real life examples will be shared to model what a healthcare plan might look like.

Katie Shepherd
Natrona County School District

Nov. 2

Evidence-Based Sexual Health Curriculum in the Classroom
During this session, participants will learn how one Wyoming school district implemented evidence-based sexual health in the classroom and how it leads to healthier relationships.

Tonia Hoffman
Sublette County School District #9

Nov. 16

Nutrition: Good Food for Good Mood
This session will discuss the role good nutrition plays in students' productivity and health.

Maureen Molinari
Wyoming Dept. of Health Nutrition Educator

Nov. 30

Tobacco Cessation
The Wyoming Tobacco Prevention and Control Program will discuss major components of the Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program. The use of e-cigarettes/vaping will be discussed.

Joe D'Eufemia / Vitaly Kroychik, Wyoming Dept. of Health Tobacco Prevention and Control Program

Dec. 14

Trends in Youth Substance Abuse
Trends in youth substance abuse (alcohol, marijuana, opioids, etc.) will be discussed and prevention strategies shared.

Drew Dobro & Rachel Nuss
Prevention Specialists, Wyoming Dept. of Health

Jan. 11

Wyoming Vaccines Rules, Regulations and ACIP Guidelines

Coming Soon

Jan. 25

Best Practices in Documentation

Coming Soon

Feb. 8

Creating the Link Between Early Trauma and Mental Health Stability

Coming Soon

Feb. 22

Suicide Prevention

Coming Soon

Mar. 8

Communication and Leadership

Coming Soon

Mar. 22

Basic Physical Assessments

Coming Soon

Apr. 5

Self-Care: Health and Wellness

Coming Soon

Apr. 19

Disease Prevention Through School Wellness

Coming Soon

May 3

Chronic Disease Management

Coming Soon

May 17

Orthopedic Injuries

Coming Soon

Download a copy of the 2017 - 2018 ECHO in Student Health brochure.

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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-760-2506


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