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School Health Services



Contact Us:

Brandy Bowlen, BSN, RN, NCSN

Program Specialist, School Health

Jack Mann
Director of Business and Operations Solutions


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If you would like to be added to the email distribution

group for the regional leadership network please email


Ongoing Events

Texas Children's Hospital 2022-23 Monthly VIrtual Nursing Continuing Professional Development Program


Harris County Public Health ISD Trainings


Online Diabetes Training

Diabetes Care at School: Bridging the Gap

Vision Screening Initial Certification

  • February 21, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Region 4 ESC, MCC206
    Session ID: 1744364

Hearing Screening Initial Certification

  • February 22, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Region 4 ESC, MCC205
    Session ID: 1744368

Spinal Screening Certification

  • February 27, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Region 4 ESC, MCC204
    Session ID: 1750088
  • February 28, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Region 4 ESC, MCC204
    Session ID: 1750089


Texas DSHS Spinal Screening Certification Training—
Click here to register for ONE of the following available dates:

  • Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CDT
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Friday, May 19, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. CDT
  • Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CDT
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CDT



Texas DSHS Online Spinal Screening Workshops

February 22, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST

February 23rd, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST

February 24th, 2023, 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST



Human Trafficking and Nursing Jurisprudence

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023

Both of these Sessions are being offered at the ESC6 in Huntsville, Texas–one in the morning and one in the afternoon. 

Region 6 Education Service Center
3332 Montgomery Road
Huntsville, Texas 77340


Human Trafficking Training for Healthcare Professionals

Presented by: Ransomed Life

9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Session ID: 515416
2.25 NCPD (cne)


Note: Human Trafficking required every licensing period or every 2 years


In Texas, most licensed healthcare practitioners involved in direct patient care are required by law to complete training on human trafficking. This training must be completed at least once every license renewal cycle, as a condition of professional re-licensure.


*CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.



Nursing Jurisprudence  and Ethics for School Nurses 

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Session ID: 515634

2.5 NCPD (cne)


Note: Required every 3rd licensing period or every 6 years


This class meets the Board of Nursing requirement of contact hours of Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics:

  • Texas Nursing Practice Act
  • BON Rules & Regulations
  • Rule 217.11 Standards of Nursing Practice
  • BON Position Statements
  • Principles of Nursing Ethics
  • Professional Boundaries
  • NPA Section 301.305 Rule 216.3 (g)


All nurses must complete at least 2 contact hours of NCPD relating to nursing jurisprudence and nursing ethics before the end of every third two-year licensing period.


You will earn 2.5 contact hours of NCPD (cne) for this session.





Region 4 Safe & Healthy Schools


Influenza and COVID-19 Information and Resources


2019 HIPAA FERPA Joint Guidance

American Cancer Society: Programs to Help You Stay Well 

American Diabetes Association 

Asthma Coalition of Texas 

CATCH: Coordinated Approach to Child Health Program 

CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Healthy Schools

Food Allergy

Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services 

Medline Plus

National Association of School Nurses

Nurse Practice Act / Texas Board of Nursing

Texas Department of State Health Services 

Texas Diabetes Institute

Texas Education Agency: School Health Resources 

Texas School Health Advisory Committee 

Texas School Nurses Organization

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