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  • HRL Webinar Presentation 3.16.10

    1. 1. Healthy and Ready to Learn Initiative: School Nurses Maximizing Opportunities for Children’s Health Insurance Healthy and Ready to Learn Webinar Tuesday, March 16, 2010 www.snanc.org School Nurses Healthy Children Learn Better .....Make It Happen!.....
    2. 2. AGENDA 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm : Welcome and introduction to Healthy and Ready to Learn initiative Steve Shore, Executive Director, NC Pediatric Society; and Project Partners 1: 45 pm – 2 pm: Health Check (Medicaid) and NC Health Choice (SCHIP) – children’s health insurance programs in North Carolina - Carolyn Sexton, Norma Marti, NC DPH 2 pm - 2:15 pm: School outreach recommendations, community-based outreach and School Health Advisory Councils - Jessica Gerdes, NCPH; Clementine Buford, School Nurse Association of North Carolina 2:15 – 2:30 pm: Action steps for school districts - discussion Jessica Gerdes, NC DPH; Clementine Buford, SNANC Continuing education credit will be provided through Public Health Nursing and Professional Development PHNPD) in the Department of Health and Human Services. PHNPD is a provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. www.snanc.org School Nurses Healthy Children Learn Better .....Make It Happen!.....
    3. 3. <ul><li>Healthy and Ready to Learn Steering Committee Member List </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Jane Akerman, Wellness Coordinator, Thomasville City Schools </li></ul><ul><li>LaTasha Bennett, Information and Communication Specialist, NC Community Health Center Association </li></ul><ul><li>Ania Boer, Project Director for Healthy and Ready to Learn Initiative, NC Pediatric Society Foundation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Laura Brewer, Local Community Coordinator for Healthy and Ready to Learn, NCPS-F </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Betty Macon, Local Community Coordinator for Healthy and Ready to Learn, NCPS-F </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Clementine Buford, President, School Nurse Association of North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>John Dervin, Policy Advisor, NC Office of Governor </li></ul><ul><li>Nicole Dozier, Assistant Project Director, NC Justice Center – Health Access Coalition, </li></ul><ul><li>Marian Earls, MD, President, NC Pediatric Society </li></ul><ul><li>Linda Faulkner, Program Consultant, Medicaid Eligibility Unit, Division of Medical Assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Janice Freedman, Executive Director, NC Healthy Start Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>David Gardner, Section Chief for Healthy Schools, NC Department of Public Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica Gerdes, School Health Nurse Consultant, NC Division of Public Health </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Gitterman, NC Office of the Governor, Senior Policy Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Gary Henry, Director, Carolina Institute for Public Policy, University of North Carolina </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Holmes, Senior Research Fellow, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC </li></ul><ul><li>Lynn Harvey, Child Nutrition Services Director, NC Department of Public Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Lane, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Outstanding Kids Inc. </li></ul>www.snanc.org School Nurses Healthy Children Learn Better .....Make It Happen!.....
    4. 4. Healthy and Ready to Learn Steering Committee Member List - continued Jade Marcus, Graduate Student Assistant, Carolina Institute for Public Policy Harriett Marlor, Health Check/ NC Health Choice Outreach, Buncombe County DSS Norma Marti, Health Check/ NC Health Choice Minority Outreach Coordinator, NC DHHS/Division of Public Health Ben Money, Executive Director, NC Community Health Center Association Lena Murill-Chapman, President of Student Services Division, NCAE Katrilla Ragin, Health Check Consultant, Division of Medical Assistance Rebecca Reeve, Healthy Schools Senior Advisor, DHHS Irma Robledo, Health Check Coordinator, Montgomery County Health Department McAllister Ross Myhra, Director of Operations, John Rex Endowment Kevin Ryan, MD, Chief of Women's & Children's Health Section, NC DHHS/Division of Public Health Carolyn Sexton, Health Choice/Health Check Outreach Consultant, NC DHHS/Division of Public Health Steve Shore, Executive Director, NC Pediatric Society Susan Sinclair, Health Choice Coordinator, NC Division of Medical Assistance Carol Tant, Head of Children & Youth Branch, NC DHHS/Division of Public Health Susan Vaudreuil, Health Check Coordinator, NC Access Care Tom Vitaglione, Senior Fellow – Health and Safety, Action for Children NC Wendy Ward, Project Director, Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center John York, Field Staff Supervisor, Division of Medical Assistance Rebecca Zulli, Project Manager, Carolina Institute for Public Policy www.snanc.org School Nurses Healthy Children Learn Better .....Make It Happen!.....
    5. 5. <ul><li>North Carolina Healthy and Ready to Learn Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>‘ CHIPRA’ </li></ul><ul><li>Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Original ‘CHIP’ Federal legislation in 1997 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>North Carolina legislature created NC Health Choice for Children </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Covering Kids grants to states </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NC moves NC Health Choice children under age 6 into Medicaid 2006 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Reauthorization in 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach & Enrollment grants </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quality Measures grants </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>www.snanc.org School Nurses Healthy Children Learn Better .....Make It Happen!.....
    6. 6. Harnett 12 Pitt 20 Alamance Alexander Alleghany Anson Ashe Avery Beaufort Bertie Bladen Brunswick Buncombe Burke Cabarrus Caldwell Camden Carteret Caswell Catawba Cherokee Chowan Clay Cleveland 18 Columbus 10 Cumberland 48 Currituck Dare Davidson 22 Davie Duplin Durham Edgecombe 5 Forsyth Franklin Gaston 29 Gates Graham Granville Greene Guilford Halifax 11 Haywood Henderson Hertford Hyde Jackson Jones Lenoir 8 Lincoln McDowell Macon Madison Martin Mecklenburg Mitchell Montgomery Moore Nash New Hanover Northampton Onslow Orange Pamlico Pasquotank Pender Perquimans Person Polk Randolph 23 Richmond Robeson 23 Rockingham Rowan Rutherford 1o Scotland Stanly Stokes Surry Swain Transylvania Tyrrell Union Vance 10 Warren Washington Watauga Wayne 15 Wilkes Wilson 14 Yadkin Yancey Number of elementary schools with kindergarten - below county name Source: NC School Report Cards, free/reduced price school lunch data and Department of Public Instruction *Total of 277 elementary schools in 16 pilot counties Healthy & Ready to Learn Initiative (CHIPRA grant) Pilot counties outreach Lee Chatham Wake Hoke Sampson Johnston Craven Iredell Laura Brewer : Cleveland, Columbus, Cumberland, Davidson, Gaston, Randolph, Robeson, Rutherford Betty Macon: Edgecombe, Halifax, Harnett, Lenoir, Pitt, Vance, Wayne, Wilson Lexington City & Thomasville City LEAs Weldon City & Roanoke Rapids LEAs Whiteville City LEA Asheboro City LEA
    7. 7. NCWISE info WHAT IS NC WISE? <ul><li>North Carolina Window on Student Education = NC WISE </li></ul><ul><li>Introduced to North Carolina Public Schools in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates all aspects of public school life from the classroom to the central office </li></ul><ul><li>Web-based and centrally maintained for capturing, accessing and reporting a wide spectrum of student information </li></ul><ul><li>NC WISE replaces the Student Information Management System (SIMS), which North Carolina Public School Systems have used for almost two decades. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2009, NC WISE completed a statewide rollout which includes all of the state’s 115 LEAs and 98 charter schools. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Kindergarten Health Assessment form www.snanc.org School Nurses Healthy Children Learn Better .....Make It Happen!.....
    9. 11. <ul><li>A LITTLE HOMEWORK </li></ul><ul><li>PLEASE SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE WITH US! </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions for local health insurance champion(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Who collects KHA forms at your schools? </li></ul><ul><li>Local school contact to collect KHA forms for evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Your county registration open house information </li></ul><ul><li>Please send your suggestions to Ania Boer, Project Director for Healthy and Ready to Learn , at [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU! </li></ul>www.snanc.org School Nurses Healthy Children Learn Better .....Make It Happen!.....

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