Infection Prevention & Control in School Settings

Friday, April 28, 2023, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST

Live Location: Educational Service Unit (ESU) #3

6949 South 110th Street
Omaha, NE 68128


Please note: There are 14 satellite locations across the state as well. Please choose the location that works best for you.


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Value: $300.00 Cost: $25.

*If you would like to purchase a non-refundable booklet with all of the program handouts, registration is $75. If you choose not to purchase a booklet, the handouts will be available to download for free in the 'Course Materials' section of this registration page.


Nurses and other health professionals interested in preventing and controlling infections in school settings, school nurses and anyone who has oversight of the health office duties, those overseeing policies and procedures of student's and staff sick leave/absenteeism, infection prevention program leads, and early learning and child care center staff.


The Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN) Infection Prevention & Control in School Settings course offers a combination of lectures, discussions, and educational activities on preventing and controlling infections in school settings.


Program Objectives:


  • Choose at least one new infection control method to integrate into practice
  • Discuss ways to prevent and stop the transmission of infection


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form




Time Content, Contact Hours Awarded, Speaker
7:30am-8am Registration/Breakfast/Networking
8am-8:30am Why We are all Here (.50 CH), Matthew Donahue, Robin Williams, and Alison Keyser Metobo
8:30am-9:30am Disease Transmission, Mitigation, and Monitoring (1.0 CH), Joshua Santarpia
9:30am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:10am Leveraging Relationships with Health Departments (.50 CH), Jonna Mangeot and Chris Vrooman
10:10am-10:25am Audience Check In/Discussion Question (.25 CH)
10:25am-11:25am Personnel Safety (1.0 CH), Josette McConville
11:25am-12pm Lunch- If you have a dietary restriction please email rachel.montagne@ by 4/25/2023
12:00pm-12:45pm Respiratory Etiquette and Hand Hygiene (.75 CH), Katie Thompson and Christina Cashatt
12:45pm-1:35pm Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection (.83 CH), Kate Tyner
1:35pm-1:50pm Break
1:50am-2:50pm Childhood Vaccines Discussion and Surveillance and Disease reporting (1.0 CH), Alice Sato and Derek Julian
2:50pm-3:05pm Audience Check In/Discussion Question (.75 CH)

School Related Infectious Diseases (.25 CH), Daniel Brailita

3:50pm-4:00pm Evaluation (.17 CH)



All content provided here is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for individualized professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Nothing contained herein establishes or shall be used to establish a standard of care.

Continuing Education

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational contact hours to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Nurses: 7.0 contact hours awarded. Midwest Multistate Division Provider Approval #NE1025-1. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Education Credit: 7.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.


Relevant Financial Relationships with an Ineligible Company: No relevant financial relationships were identified for planners or presenters


This activity is being jointly provided by Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development, The Nebraska Infection Control Network (NICN), and the Infection Control Assessment and Promotion Program.


Live Location: Educational Service Unit (ESU) #3

6949 South 110th Street
Omaha, NE 68128


Satellite Locations:

Ainsworth: ESU #17 207 N Main Street, Ainsworth, NE 69210

Auburn: ESU # 4 2301 Dahlke Ave, Auburn, NE 68305

Beatrice: ESU #5 900 W Court St, Beatrice, NE 68310

Columbus: ESU #7, East Central District, 4321 41st Ave, Columbus, NE 68601

Fremont: ESU # 2 2320 N Colorado Ave, PO Box 649, Fremont, NE 68026

Hastings: ESU # 9 5807 Osborne Drive West, Hastings, NE 68901

Holdrege: ESU #11 412 W. 14th Ave., Holdrege, NE 68949

Kearney: ESU #10 79 Plaza Blvd, Kearney, NE 68845

Lincoln: Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, 3131 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68510

Milford: ESU #6 210 5th Street, Milford, NE 68405

North Platte: ESU #16 1221 W 17th Street, North Platte, NE 69101

Ogallala : ESU #16 314 West First Street, Ogallala, NE 69153

Scottsbluff: ESU # 13 2620 College Park, Room 188 and 189, John N. Harms Center, Scottsbluff, NE. 69361

Wakefield: ESU # 1 211 Tenth Street, Wakefield Ne, 68784

Neligh: ESU #8, 110 W. 3rd St., Neligh, NE 68756


Daniel Brailita, MD, Assistant Professor, NE ICAP Associate Medical Director, University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine

Christina Cashatt, RN, BSN, CIC, Infection Preventionist, Nebraska Medical Center

Matthew Donahue, MD, State Epidemiologist & Interim CMO, Department of Health & Human Services

Derek Julian, MPH: Epidemiology Surveillance Coordinator, with Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Alison Keyser-Metobo, MPH, Epidemiology Surv Coordinator, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Jonna Mangeot, MSN, RN, Infectious Disease Manager, Central District Health Department

Josette McConville, BSN, RN, CIC, Infection Preventionist with Nebraska Medicine/Nebraska ICAP

Josh Santarpia, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Alice Sato, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Hospital Epidemiologist, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Katie Thompson, BSN, Nurse, Creighton Prep School

Kate Tyner, BSN, RN, CIC, Infection Prevention Supervisor, Nebraska Medicine

Chris Vrooman, MSN, RN, Lead Nurse, Grand Island Public Schools

Robin Williams, MPH, Respiratory Epidemiologist, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services


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