University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Office of Primary Care and Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program


Grand Rounds for School Nurses

Grand Rounds for School Nurses offers the latest information, research and training on issues pertaining to the health and welfare of youth. This program is brought to you by the UVM AHEC Program and the Vermont Department of Health. The Vermont State Nurses' Association, Inc. awards 1.5 contact hours to those who qualify and attend the program. Each session is broadcast at 13 Vermont Interactive Technologies (VIT) sites throughout Vermont. View a listing and/or directions to a VIT site nearest you.

Session Dates and Topics

Check out the Calendar of Events for the next Grand Rounds for School Nurses session dates and topics; all sessions take place from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Register for Grand Rounds for School Nurses

The target audience for this program is school nurses, but these sessions also may be attended by professionals providing health care and social services to youth. Space is limited, so register early!

Previous Grand Rounds for School Nurses

Each Grand Rounds session is recorded and available on this web site via streaming video. In addition to video each session includes the presentation handouts.


National Association of School Nurses has posted a three-segment video series on oral health. Watch it >>


Laurie McLean Honored by VT School Nurses


Laurie McLean Honored

(Pictured: Kary Towne, left, of the Vermont State School Nurses’ Association presents Laurie McLean with the J. Ward Stackpole MD Recognition Award.)


Laurie McLean, Program Specialist in the University of Vermont Office of Primary Care and Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program, received the J. Ward Stackpole MD Recognition Award presented at the New England School Nurse Conference in Burlington on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in recognition of “significant and sustained contributions to school health and its importance in ensuring the academic success of students in Vermont” for her role in the Vermont Department of Health-AHEC Grand Rounds for School Nurses continuing education program.

During 2004-2012, Laurie was the AHEC face of this Grand Rounds program and coordinated 40 unique sessions broadcast statewide via the VT Interactive Technologies distance learning system; she always provided excellent customer service and worked diligently to make sure that school nurses’ needs and perspectives remained at the forefront of program planning and session development.

The award was presented to her by Kary Towne RN, MEd., NCSN, school nurse at F.H. Tuttle Middle School in S. Burlington and Vermont Liaison to the National Board for Certification of School Nurses. (see attached photo).

McLean and Laurie Loveland, Operations Manager in the AHEC Program, also presented a session about the Vermont Grand Rounds for School Nurses Program at the conference.


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