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NAESC Obesity Prevention and Education for School Nurses and Other School Staff

Purpose: This course, "Obesity Prevention and Education for School Nurses and Other School Staff" is designed to increase participants knowledge on issues related to childhood obesity. Objectives:   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.
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Credits Available:
(3) Hours
Seats Filled:
10 / 30
Contact Person:
Cindy Schaefering
Cindy Schaefering
Audiences:  K-12, Staff, ParaProfessionals, School Nurse
Date Time Location
2/27/2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Northcentral Arkansas Education Service Cooperative - Main Building - Training Center