Prepare to pass the NCSN Exam!

  • COURSE OVERVIEW

    The NCSN Review Course provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of school nursing based on the NCSN Exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

  • CONTACT HOURS: 10

    Nurse Builders is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurse Builders is a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Nursing, provider number 17173.

  • INSRUCTOR

    Dr. Janice Selekman, DNSc., RN, NCSN, FNASN is well known to school nurses as the developer and editor of School Nursing: A Comprehensive Text, now in its third edition. In addition, she is the author of the School Nursing Certification Review. She has spent her entire career in pediatric nursing as a nursing educator and a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is a well-respected national speaker and a prolific author of more than 100 publications, especially focusing on topics ranging from chronic conditions in children, adolescent high-risk behaviors, mental/behavioral health, violence, and sexual/gender health in children. She has won numerous educator and service awards from the National Association of School Nurses, the National Board for Certification of School Nurses, the Society of Pediatric Nurses, Thomas Jefferson University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the State of Delaware. Dr. Selekman received her BSN from the University of Pittsburgh and both her Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Pediatrics, and her Doctorate in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Professor Emeritus from the University of Delaware, where she served as Chair of the Department of Nursing. Dr. Selekman is a Nationally Certified School Nurse and a Fellow in the National Academy of School Nurses.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before We Get Started

    • Program Outcome, Completion Criteria, Disclosures, Accreditation, and Course Introduction
    • Course Content Outline
    • Speaker Bio and Course Objectives
    • References
    • Introduction to the NCSN Exam and Review E-Course
  • 2

    Session 1: Exam Overview, Study Tips, and Test Taking Techniques

    • Handout - Session 1
    • Exam Overview and Study Tips
    • Test Taking Techniques
    • Practice Questions - Test Taking Techniques
  • 3

    Session 2: Foundations of Pediatric Nursing: Growth and Development, Communication, Family, Culture, and Adverse Childhood Experiences

    • Handout - Session 2
    • Session 2 - Foundations of Pediatric Nursing: Growth and Development, Communication, Family, Culture, and Adverse Childhood Experiences
    • Practice Questions - Session 2
  • 4

    Session 3: Definitions, Standards, Prevention, Health Appraisal, and Screening

    • Handout - Session 3
    • Session 3 - Definitions, Standards, Prevention, Health Appraisal, and Screening
    • Practice Questions - Session 3
  • 5

    Session 4: Assessments and Interventions for Common Conditions seen by School Nurses

    • Handouts - Session 4
    • Session 4 - Assessments and Interventions for Common Conditions seen by School Nurses
    • Practice Questions - Session 4
  • 6

    Session 5: Laws and Chronic Conditions Part 1

    • Handout - Session 5
    • Session 5 - Laws and Chronic Conditions Part 1
    • Practice Questions - Session 5
  • 7

    Session 6: Chronic Conditions Part 2

    • Handout - Session 6
    • Session 6 - Chronic Conditions Part 2
    • Practice Questions - Session 6
  • 8

    Session 7: Immunizations, Allergies, Infectious Conditions, Lice, and Bites

    • Handout - Session 7
    • Session 7 - Immunizations, Allergies, Infectious Conditions, Lice, and Bites
    • Practice Questions - Session 7
  • 9

    Session 8: First Aid, Disaster Planning, Delegation, and Code of Ethics

    • Handout - Session 8
    • Session 8 - First Aid, Disaster Planning, Delegation, and Code of Ethics
    • Practice Questions - Session 8
  • 10

    Course Completion Evaluation and Certificate

    • Course Completion Evaluation and Certificate