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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 School of Nursing.


Sessions

Sessions are on Wednesdays, bi-weekly,
3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT
via Zoom video conferencing technology.

Instructions for joining Zoom are available. Zoom also provides access for users with physical disabilities, blindness, and low vision through a range of keyboard shortcuts.

Past Sessions:

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School-Based Health Mini-Series

The Wyoming Telehealth Network and UW ECHO in Student Health invite you to participate in this mini-series, providing a foundation in understanding how telehealth and school-based health centers can be used to support school nurses and increase student access to health. We will examine approaches from a local, regional, and national level.

With nearly 2,000 centers nationwide School-Based Health Centers provide an innovative solution to rural healthcare. As a partnership between school districts and community health organizations, hospitals, and/or local health departments, these health centers offer a full range of age-appropriate health care services for rural youth.

March 10: School-Based Telehealth: Building School-Based Health Partnerships

The Wyoming Telehealth Network (WyTN) and UW ECHO in Student Health have partnered to create a school-based health mini-series to provide a foundation in understanding how telehealth can be used to build school-based health programs. This session will kick off the mini-series by providing a history of the Kid Clinic, a school-based clinic, and the relationships between the pediatric nurse practitioners and counselors and their work with the school district.

Presenter: Holly Hink, RN, MScN, APRN, CPNP, Campbell County Medical Group - Kid Clinic, Gillette, WY

April 7: School-Based Telehealth: Building a Statewide Approach

This session is part of a mini-series with the Wyoming Telehealth Network (WyTN) to provide a foundation in understanding how telehealth can be used to build school-based health programs. We will look at how Utah implemented school-based health programs across their state, and will discuss best practices and tips for integrating school-based health programs across Wyoming.

Presenters: Matt McCullough, Associate Director, Utah Education and Telehealth Network

Shelly Winn, MSN, RN, Sevier School District Head Nurse

Peggy Drussel, MSN, RN, Tintic School District Nurse

April 21: School-Based Telehealth: National Updates and A Deep Dive Into A Comprehensive Program

This session is part of the mini-series with the Wyoming Telehealth Network (WyTN) to provide best practices around providing accessible healthcare to students. In the session, we will discuss school-based telehealth at a national level.

Presenters: Andrea Shore, MPH, Vice President of Programs, School-Based Health Alliance

Leslie Ann Gellert, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Provider, Multnomah County Student Health Center

Kristin Case, FNP, Nurse Practitioner Manager, Multnomah County Health Department

April 28: School-Based Telehealth Opportunities: Serving Rural Areas in Innovative Ways

Wyoming Telehealth Network Webinar, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Zoom Meeting ID: 948 861 542

Join WyTN for a 1-hour webinar on telehealth care services within school-based health centers (SBHC). The School-Based Health Alliance, the voice for school-based health care, will share the national landscape of SBHCs’ use of telehealth—both pre-pandemic and the current state. Participants will learn from the state of Oregon through a deep dive into Multnomah County's SBHC comprehensive telehealth program. Their program incorporates telehealth into their preventative health care and aligns tele-behavioral health with public school’s needs for more mental health supports. The Multnomah County team will share their telehealth program operational elements, including platforms for providing care, consenting students, outreach and engagement to schools and students, suicide prevention protocol, and partnerships with schools. Additionally, presenters will incorporate clinical case examples.

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to identify telehealth innovations implemented by SBHCs, describe SBHC telehealth operation strategies used in Multnomah County, Oregon, and demonstrate the utilization of telehealth when working with youth who report suicide ideation.

Presenters: Andrea Shore, MPH, Vice President of Programs, School-Based Health Alliance

Leslie Ann Gellert, MSW, LCSW, Behavioral Health Provider, Multnomah County Student Health Centers

Kristin Case, FNP, Nurse Practitioner Manager, Multnomah County Health Department

May 26: School-Based Telehealth Opportunities: Increasing Broadband and Access for Improved Student Health Outcomes

Wyoming Telehealth Network Webinar, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Zoom Meeting ID: 948 861 542

Hear from representatives from the Utah Education and Telehealth Network who are working to provide comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services to medically under-served communities and vulnerable populations through improved broadband and access in Utah. Join us to explore the possibilities in your district.

Presenter: Matt McCullough, Associate Director, Utah Education and Telehealth Network

*May 26 Webinar Registration*

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