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BinaxNOW™ Training for School Health Professionals

(BinaxNOW™ trainings will be offered once weekly. If capacity is reached, a second session will be offered. Trainings are subject to cancellation if less than 5 participants register , however we aim to provide at least one training a week.)

This is a train-the-trainer program intended for school health professionals (no more than two per district) who have received their BinaxNOW™ test kit in district.

The training will consist of an approximately 30-minute presentation followed by a return demonstration of swabbing and performing the point of care test. Please allow for the full scheduled time period of the training.

Please sign up for these sessions AFTER receiving the BinaxNOW™ test kits.

Featured training: Mini-Master of Public Health (MPH)

This free, online Mini-MPH course provides foundational knowledge in public health to all interested learners. It includes six hours of engaging, content that covers key concepts of public health, with expert faculty, accessible to everyone. For more information and to participate, please visit this website.
Interested in other online learning opportunities? See the Online Trainings page for recommendations.

ANCC Accreditation Certification

Boston University School of Medicine, Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Organizations accredited with distinction have completed a review without any progress report requirement. The ANCC awards the “distinction” designation generally for only the top 10% of performers.
Accreditation with Distinction through November 2024.
Accreditation Provider Number: P0235
For more information, please visit: ANCC Accreditation Program..

SHIELD is a collaboration among the Boston University School of Public Health Lifelong Learning Office, the Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.