School Nurse Training
|The learning curve for SNAP Health Center is lower than that of other school health software because its intuitive user interface was designed by nurses, for nurses.||
Find your perfect training fit with four different ways to learn using the format that suits you best. Our experienced trainers provide new and current clients with training guidance for successful implementation and continuing education.
“SNAP Health Center is an invaluable part of my Health Office. The program is so user friendly that training new staff members on documentation takes no time at all. The ability to easily document all visits, medications, screenings, and immunizations is so necessary in a busy office. Gathering data for meetings or reports is so simple with SNAP. Having SNAP Health Office allows me to spend more time with the students and less time worrying about documentation.”
— Colleen Nigzus, RN, MSN, Nurse Leader, Harvard Public Schools, MA
Learn on your own schedule, at your own pace, and in your own place. Each video is formulated by industry experts and provided in bite-sized lessons, so you can learn when it’s convenient for you. With tips and tricks for getting the most out of SNAP Health Center, these walkthroughs are perfect for visual learners who would rather watch a video than read a manual. Our online video learning is accessed through our Customer Portal and included with your software subscription.
Our most popular option: have one of our trainers come to you. An experienced trainer helps medical staff build their skills quickly. This hands-on class is designed to get your entire district up and running in no time. Choose from Introduction, Advanced Skills, or a custom curriculum.
Our flexible, dynamic and interactive approach provides your district with the highest-impact training solution. This 5-day workshop is designed to get your super-users the methodologies and techniques to help your district reach their highest potential. Recommended for larger districts.
MEET THE TEAM
Terrie Hamlin BS, RN
Vice President of Nursing Informatics
Terrie has worked in Health Informatics (HIT) for more than 18 years. Following a multi-specialty nursing career, Terrie’s last clinical experience specialized in school nursing. She began working for PSNI in 2000, and for the past 15 years, has been the health informatics lead, working directly with program developers to collaborate on the design, content and workflow of SNAP Health Center.
She engages with state and federal organizations to ensure school EHRs are part of the HIT conversation and keeps abreast of upcoming changes to state and federal regulations and recommendations. Terrie also leads the PSNI customer success program and training department.
In 2021, Terrie was invited to be the subject matter expert on school immunization interoperability for the HIMSS Immunization Integration Program to represent schools in the process to improve immunization interoperability, information sharing and management.
Doris Thayer, RN
Doris has been a registered nurse since 1976, with experience as a medical/surgical nurse, pediatric nurse, pediatric physician’s office nurse, camp nurse, and a school nurse of 13 years—including five years as a Nurse Leader. Doris joined PSNI team in 2001 as a software trainer, technologist and Nursing Informatics Specialist.
Jennifer Norton, MSN, RN, CSN
SNAP EHR Trainer
Jennifer has been a nurse for 25 years after starting her career as an EMT. Her nursing career has included emergency room and trauma care as well as over 15 years as a school nurse in rural, suburban, and urban settings. She has been very active in nursing education as a teaching assistant, research assistant, instructor, and clinical preceptor for several colleges and universities.
Barbara Singer, MSN, RN, NCSN
SNAP EHR Trainer
Barbara is a master’s prepared nationally certified school nurse. She has over 37 years of nursing experience, including 20 years in critical care and 18 years in school nursing. Barbara also held the position of Director of School Health Services for 5 years, and was a SNAP user for 18 years before she came to PSNI as a SNAP trainer in August 2021. Barbara has written numerous grants, has published in the Journal of School Nursing and has been a State resource regarding Epinephrine auto injectors and life threatening food allergies. She was a recipient of the William P. Doran award for excellence in school nursing, continues to mentor new Nurse Leaders and school nurses, and is a member of the National Association of School Nurses and the Massachusetts School Nurse Organization.
The schedule of upcoming web-based training seminars is shown to the right. Click on any seminar for more information.
All of these training seminars are held live.
For workshops held in our corporate office, participants are expected to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the workshop.
For online trainings, participants are expected to log into the workshop no later than 15 minutes before the start time.
Training Workshop / Date
- Introduction to SNAP - Oct 12 (Online)
- Introduction to SNAP - Sep 29 (Online)
- SNAP Advanced Skills - Sep 30 (Online)
- Nurse Administrator Training - Oct 5 (Online)
- Introduction to SNAP - Nov 2 (Online)
- SNAP Advanced Skills - Nov 9 (Online)
- Nurse Administrator Training - Dec 7 (Online)
- Introduction to SNAP - Dec 14 (Online)