New York State Center for School Health Learning Management System (LMS)
The LMS allows you to create your own personal learning page where you can choose courses based on your interests, track and measure your learning and obtain certificates of completion. All certificates provide 1 hour of professional development and/or CTLE. The NYSCSH LMS is hosted by Matrix and supported by Fusion Productions, the Center's e-learning consultant.
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The Professional Development Courses below were developed by the NYS Center for School Health and the NYS Education Department. Webinars that were produced with funding and in collaboration with the NYS Department of Health will be identified by an acknowledgment. External links do not imply endorsement, and resources used should be reviewed for alignment with local district policies. Schools, districts, and BOCES should consult with their school attorneys regarding specific legal questions. These webinars may be viewed in any browser but will work best in Windows: Google Chrome (latest version), Mac: Safari 6.0.5 or later, Google Chrome (latest version) and Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 6 or later.
NYSCSH LMS Learning Courses
- ACEs In School Places-Trauma-Informed Care in Schools
This course includes content about Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) Survey and how the score from the survey relates to adverse health outcomes. It is vital to address the conditions that put children and families at risk of ACEs so that we can prevent ACEs before they happen. Links to relevant documents, and other immediate use resources will be provided. One CTLE/Professional Learning Unit is provided upon successful completion. (September 2019, 35 minutes)
- Asthma Management In Schools
This course will provide an overview of current issues, challenges, and solutions in asthma management in school. Topic areas include medication delivery, delegation of care, Asthma Action Plans (AAP), current information on HFA inhalers and spacers, and strategies for effective parent/ guardian collaboration and communication. 1 CTLE/Professional Learning Unit is provided upon successful completion. (September 2019, 37 minutes)
- Creating LGBT Inclusive Schools
This course provides school staff with information on how they can support LGBT students in NYS schools. It includes information and resources from the NYSED, CDC, NYSDOH, and advocacy organizations such as GLSEN, and supports the goal of providing all students with a safe and inclusive environment. It complements existing resources available from the NYSED relating to the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). (October 2018, 35 minutes)
- #DoingIt-Creating an HIV Free Generation Update for School Health Professionals
This course provides school staff with information on the current state of HIV transmission, treatment, and, most importantly, prevention. This information will assist you in joining other NYS health professionals in being part of the team to end the epidemic of HIV/AIDS. (October 2018, 37 minutes)
- E-Cigarettes and Vaping Webinar
This course will provide an overview of what electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are, how they are used by youth, marketing strategies that have fueled their popularity, and the immediate and long-term health consequences. Resources to educate youth, families, and school staff are provided to ensure they have accurate, research-based information regarding their use. (December 2018, 38 minutes)
- Opioid Overdose Prevention Training for School Personnel
This NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) approved webinar provides training for NYS schools choosing to implement Opioid Overdose Prevention and allow naloxone administration by school staff who are not medical professionals. It has been approved pursuant to section 3309 of Public Health Law for Opioid Overdose Prevention Training. This course includes a webinar, a post-test, skills checklist and additional resources for schools. This 2019 update addresses new FDA approved naloxone products such as Narcan® intranasal spray and aligns with the updated NYS Education Guidance on Implementing Opioid Overdose Prevention in Schools which was also updated in March 2019. (March 2019, 38 minutes)
- Recognizing and Supporting Healthy Teen Relationships
This course will educate school staff on how to support students in recognizing and creating healthy relationships. 1 in 3 adolescents in the U.S. is a victim of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse from a dating partner, a figure that far exceeds other types of youth violence. Only 33% of teens who were in a violent relationship ever told anyone about the abuse. (March 2018, 30 minutes).
- Trends in STIs and HIV in NYS Youth
The rate of sexually transmitted infections has continued to increase with 30,000 NYS teens diagnosed with Chlamydia each year. This course will provide an overview of the prevalence in NYS school-age youth, prevention and education strategies for both HIV infections and STIs (chlamydia, gonorrhea, and primary and secondary syphilis). The results of the 2017 NYS YRBS data will be provided as well as evidence-based resources available from the NYSDOH-AIDS Institute, CDC, HIV.gov and NYSCSH websites. (June 2019, 32 minutes)
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- ACEs In School Places-Trauma-Informed Care in Schools
This self-paced webinar will explore the issue of Domestic Violence (also called Intimate Partner Violence), a serious preventable public health problem affecting 1 in 3 woman and 1 in 4 men. IPV is defined as a type of trauma or adverse childhood event (ACE), and can cause health, social and emotional implications for health and learning. The role of school staff, including teachers and nurses, in supporting students affected as well as resources for further learning will be provided. (March 2018 1 hour CTLE)
This NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) approved webinar may be used to train school staff in recognizing signs of anaphylaxis and how to respond using an epinephrine auto-injector. Resources included the webinar, post-test, and skills checklist. While not required for school nurses, it contains valuable information which may be of interest. (March 2017, 22 minutes).
This self-paced webinar explores how prescription drug abuse has impacted the heroin epidemic in NYS. It contains resources health educators may use to augment drug prevention education curriculum and lessons. (July 2017, 7 minutes)
This self-paced presentation provides an overview for developing and submitting a CAP to NYSED which meets the requirements for an approvable plan for training school personnel and/or health service personnel providing personal health guidance to students. It is intended for use by administrators, school health services p personnel and health educators. (November 2017, User-Paced/Runtime 5 minutes).
This page contains 3 versions of a self-paced webinar which provides information on the prevention and recognition of tick-borne disease such as Lyme Disease. Resources include links to educate staff and families as well as links to additional curriculum materials to educate students. (Webinar, 12 minutes. 29 slides 5/2018).