Head lice infestation is an all-too-familiar occurrence among school-age children. School nurses and pediatric nurse practitioners, as the typical first responders, are in a pivotal position to ensure cool-headed, successful management of this vexing condition.
Two nationally recognized experts share their experience and expertise in a program that will enhance your clinical understanding of head lice and equip you with practical strategies for dealing decisively and effectively with their unwelcome visits.
The session will offer helpful guidance on making an accurate diagnosis and choosing among a growing array of treatment options. You'll also receive timely tips for dispelling common myths about head lice and expert advice on developing an evidence-based approach to the education of parents, children, school officials, and the community at large.
Shirley C. Gordon, PhD, RN, NCSN
Professor and Assistant Dean of Graduate Practice Programs
Director, Head Lice Treatment and Prevention Project
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
Deborah J. Pontius, MSN, RN, NCSN
Health Services Coordinator/Chief School Nurse
Pershing County School District
Member, Board of Directors
National Association of School Nurses
This is a non-CE educational event. CE credit will not be available for this program.
This educational program is part of a collaborative initiative between the National Association of
School Nurses and Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
In accordance with Sanofi Pasteur's policies and the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals, attendance at this educational program is limited to healthcare professionals.
Value transfers to licensed healthcare professionals by pharmaceutical companies may need to be reported according to certain state laws,
as well as the federal Sunshine Act provisions.