Schools depend on nurses for their clinical knowledge and judgment to provide health care to students, and also to serve as a link between school staff, students, parents and the community. Most importantly, nurses deal with sick children at school, and children may be sick due to a number of reasons including pest or pesticide-related sensitivities or injuries. Therefore, it is very important that school nurses are aware of the common pests, pesticides and the risks posed by them. This topic has been conveniently divided into two presentations for learning at your own pace. There is also a version of these presentations that are designed to be downloaded and modified to be used in an in-class scenario. Both of these versions are specifically aimed at providing school nurses with the essential information regarding common pests in schools and how to deal with them.
If your aim is to teach yourself this information, you will prefer this version of these presentations. They have been embedded in this page for your convenience, or they can be downloaded to your computer, tablet or phone to be viewed at a later time. The lessons are available for download in both a PowerPoints and a PDF version.
Is this a topic that you would like to teach in a classroom setting? These presentations provide talking points in the slide notes and keep the slides concise. You can customize the PowerPoint versions to fit your needs.
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LESSON 1 | LESSON 2 | SAMPLE QUESTIONS
Lesson 1 describes pest biology and behavior, helps identify pests that are allergy and asthma triggers and proper sanitation procedures to prevent their spread and focuses on communication with parents and students about pest issues. Please make note of the download options that are available below this presentation. DOWNLOAD THIS LESSON PDF | POWERPOINT
Lesson 2 helps to identify pests that are allergy and asthma triggers and proper sanitation procedures to prevent their spread and focuses on communication with parents and students about pest issues. Please make note of the download options that are available below this presentation. DOWNLOAD THIS LESSON PDF | POWERPOINT
Looking to educate specific personnel at your school? Look no further.
The following presentations in this series were specially designed for your school faculty and staff.