NYSCSH Webinars and Presentations
The Webinars and PowerPoint presentations on this page were developed by the NYS Center for School Health and the NYS Education Department. Webinars which 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.
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According to the CDC, drug poisoning is the leading cause of injury-related mortality in the US and was associated with 47,055 lives lost in 2014. About 61% of drug poisoning deaths were attributed to opioids, such as heroin and prescription opioid analgesics in 2014. This webinar explores how prescription drug abuse has impacted the heroin epidemic in NYS. It contains resources health educators may use to augment a drug prevention curriculum. (July 2017; 7 minutes)
Current knowledge of New York State legislative and regulatory changes is essential for providing care for NY students. This webinar provides an overview of key NYSED and NYSDOH regulations, guidance and resources in effect for the 2016-17 school year. It can be used as a review of current practices or planning tool for areas which require additional actions.
(June 2017; 26 minutes)
NYSDOH has approved this webinar to train school staff in recognizing signs of anaphylaxis and responding using an epinephrine auto-injector.Contains link to webinar, post-test and skills checklist. While not required for school nurses, it contains valuable information which may be of interest. March 2017
NYSDOH has approved this webinar for NYS schools implementing Opioid Overdose Prevention (naloxone administration by school staff who are not medical professionals). It has been approved by the NYSDOH pursuant to section 3309 of Public Health Law for Opioid Overdose Prevention Training. Contains links to the webinar, Post-test and Skills checklist. Originally posted (August 2015, Updated 12/2016; 55 minutes)