Frequently Asked Questions:
Who is eligible for credit?
Nurses and school counselors are eligible for professional development credit provided through the West Virginia Department of Education (WV RN Board, CE Provider #WV1998-0231RN).
Nurses will receive 1 credit for completing each course, and counselors will receive 1 credit for completing each course.
Teachers and other school personnel should consult their school administrators or county professional development directors about receiving credit. The diabetes course may fulfill the educational requirements of House Bill 2548-Diabetes Care Plan Act.
What if I am not eligible for professional development credit?
If you are not eligible for credit, you can still receive a certificate showing that you successfully completed the course(s).
To receive your certificate, follow the steps under “How do I obtain credit?”. Teachers and other school personnel should consult their school administrators or county professional development directors about receiving credit.
How do I obtain credit?
Before Beginning The Course(s)
- Select the module for which you would like to receive credit.
- Complete the module pre-test.
After Completing The Course(s)
- Log in.
- Complete the module post-test and evaluation.
- Print certificate of completion and course evaluation.
- Nurses and school counselors should send the certificate and course evaluation to:
- West Virginia Department of Education – OHS
- Rebecca King
- 1900 Kanawha Blvd., Room 309 Charleston, WV 25305
What other school-based asthma management programs are available for my community?
The Take Action: Addressing Asthma and Diabetes in West Virginia Schools curriculum is part of a broader, multi-component capacity-building intervention known as The West Virginia Comprehensive School-Based Asthma Management Program (C-SAMP). The C-SAMP intervention is designed to reduce asthma-related complications among students in West Virginia by educating students and school personnel on disease management and by eliminating unhealthy environmental triggers that may cause asthma attacks. If you are interested in learning how to participate in this program, please click here to read the C-SAMP brochure, or call the West Virginia Asthma Education and Prevention Program at (304)558-0887.