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WDMESC: Obesity Prevention and Education for School Nurses

This course, "Obesity Prevention and Education for School Nurses," is designed to increase school nurses' knowledge on issues related to childhood obesity.


Define obesity and relate current trends in Arkansas and in the United States.

Discuss risk factors for childhood obesity.

Explain health consequences of obesity.

Review history and pertinent legislation related to Body Mass Index in Arkansas. Demonstrate the process for appropriate height and weight measurement for children.

List resources available for schools and school nurses to combat childhood obesity.

Course Completion requires participants to: register on A-Train; complete a pre and post course assessment; and to attend the entire session. A-Train session ID # is 1071036.

Participants are required to log in to A-Train and complete the course evaluation within 2 weeks of completing the course or they will be withdrawn and will not receive CNE Contact Hours

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(3) Hours
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Contact Person:
Shae McGillvray
Shae Martin
Audiences:  School Nurse
Date Time Location
2/16/2018 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Wilbur D. Mills Education Service Cooperative - Wilbur Mills Co-op - Career and Technical Education