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October 12, 2011 • 4 PM to 8 PM
PNC Arts Center • Holmdel, New Jersey

Program Overview

A highly engaging and informative program designed to foster an awareness of the importance of promoting a healthy and safe learning environment through an enhanced understanding of the significance of controlling the spread of germs, improving hand hygienic practices and establishing an effective indoor air quality management program. Utilizing integrated healthy environmental tools, participants will learn to identify actual and potential critical health related issues associated with student's acute or chronic health care needs which are fundamental to improving school absenteeism and reducing health related barriers to academic achievement.

Program Objectives

Understanding the challenges to maintaining
a healthy school environment

Identifying germ sources and how to
prevent spread

Improving absenteeism rates with
enhanced hygienic awareness

Promoting a healthy learning environment
with effective hand hygiene practices

Exploring the effects of air quality
on school health

Promoting effective infection control and more...

Target Audience

This cutting edge program is geared towards a target audience of professionals including: School nurses, RN’s, LPN’s, school administrators, social workers, child study team members, teachers, & related services such as OT, PT, & ST.

4.0 CEU’s awarded

Registration Fee:
$25.00 before September 15, 2011

After September 15, 2011
the registration fee will be $30

Program Speakers and Topics

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Charles Gerba
Professor, College of Public Health University
of Arizona

Where the Germs Are and
How to Get Rid of Them

Program Speakers

Dr. Marie Foley
Director of Nursing
Seton Hall University

Absenteeism and School Health

Lorraine M. Chewey, EdD (c), MS, RN. NJ-CSN Assistant Professor/Coordinator School Nurse Certification Program Health Sciences Department New Jersey City University

Indoor Air Quality... Hot Topics

Carrie Anne Zapka, MS
Senior Microbiologist GOJO Industries, Inc.

Is Your Hand Hygiene Program
as Good as it Could Be?

Janine Cory, MPH
Senior Health Communication Specialist National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC)

Respiratory Issues and Concerns in the School Environment


Michael J. Dolan
Senior Advisor & Vice President
Science and Technology for GOJO Industries, Inc.

Light buffet dinner will be served


Attendee Bonus Drawing!

Free PURELL® for your school for a year!

Books and prizes!

All attendees will receive free PURELL product samples!