Health & Safety

Annual Bloodborne Pathogens Update for School Nurses

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


Registration Deadline

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Objectives for Bloodborne Pathogens Update

Specialized Health & Safety Management - Brianna Inkster

Following the training, the participant will be able to:

Define bloodborne pathogens.
Identify the bloodborne pathogens of primary
List the ways bloodborne pathogens can enter a person’s
Describe the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand washing in reducing the risk of bloodborne pathogens
Identify work practices that help eliminate or reduce the risk of
Learn how to remove disposable gloves
List procedures to follow if exposure occurs.

Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota - Amy Haugen

Seizure Smart School Nurse Training:

1 in 10 people will have a seizure in their lifetime. Teachers, school nurses, staff, and families work together to reduce bullying and foster understanding of epilepsy in schools. This training is designed for school nurses and other health staff to refresh their knowledge and learn about new developments regarding epilepsy and seizures. This training will begin with a brief epilepsy review, followed by treatment options, rescue medications, new treatments, and helpful tips regarding seizures in the school setting.

About the Presenter
Brianna Inkster holds instructor certifications in American Red Cross and American Heart Association. Psychology/BS and a BA specializing in Advocacy. Works for Specialized Health and Safety in Sartell, MN.

Amy Haugen is the Regional Program Manager for the Epilepsy Foundation of MN. She manages regional colleagues who provide programs and services to individuals, families and organizations who are impacted by epilepsy. Amy has a bachelor's degree in social work from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, and has worked for EFMN in various roles for almost 8 years. Amy's passion for working at EFMN stems from her own child's journey with intractable epilepsy. She truly enjoys providing education and support to all who are impacted by seizures, as they strive to reach their full potential.
A $25 membership discount will be applied at the time of checkout when the member district is selected.If you have any questions or concerns please contact Josh Baumann at 320-255-3236 or by email at jbaumann@resourcecoop-mn.govA continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.