Wednesday Webinars

NCHSE hosts Wednesday Webinars for our members and guests to learn from health industry leaders, NCHSE partners and educators. These webinars will be held once or twice a month. Registration for these events is required. Recordings will be posted on this page for those who are unable to attend live sessions.

NCHSE NEWS

National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE)

 

The National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) is a national partnership of health science state leaders, organizations, publishers, and resource providers interested in bridging that gap through quality education. We work to stimulate creative and innovative leadership for ensuring a well-prepared health workforce.

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ACADEMIC STANDARDS

For your reference, here are links to WI State and National Health Science Standards

WISELearn - The WISELearn educator resource portal has MANY free resources for the 6th - 12th-grade Health Science teacher! Check out some of the activities from WISELearn.

  • Health Literacy - Health Literacy 101 is an educational program developed by Wisconsin Health Literacy to help students learn the importance and impact of health literacy in the health profession, strategies for better communication, and how health literacy can be applied as a patient for better health.

  • Health Care Career Exploration - This unit provides information on various careers within the health care industry.  

  • Principles and Practice of Infection Control - Students are introduced to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Standard Precautions for all patients are explored. Students will complete the CDC Hand Hygiene Training Course which is embedded, along with numerous videos, in this prepared PowerPoint.

  • Diversity and Inclusion Resources - Addressing health disparities and cultural sensitivity is considered a crucial skill in the healthcare sector. Adding topics of diversity and inclusion in your class curriculum will bring awareness to health inequities in healthcare systems and talk about ways to advocate and create system change.

2020 ON-DEMAND RESOURCES


Use the .pdf link to access a document that provides a list of videos, classroom resources, educational vendors, and publishers from the 2020 Annual Conference.​

JOIN HEALTH SCIENCE ONLINE NETWORKS

 Join Google Currents (formally Google+ Community), a professional site for educators of Health Science and Biomedical Science courses. As a community member, you are encouraged to contribute your ideas, resources and uphold the standards of respect and quality. DPI is not responsible for the content provided. Use this invitation to join the community! To join, users must have a G Suite account.

Follow the 
NCHSE Facebook page and request access to join the national HSEA private Facebook group to stay up-to-date on events, network with other health science teachers from across the nation, and share resources (you do not need to be a member of HSEA to join). 

PROGRAM & LICENSE UPDATES

The DPI guidance for 'Health Science Programming in Wisconsin' has been updated. Reference the DPI HSE website to find information on:

  • The need for health science programming

  • Health science career pathways and quality components

  • Health science courses and course coding

  • Educator licensing requirements

  • Examples of course and licensing configurations

  • Settings for course offerings

  • Carl Perkins Grant funding

NEW EDUCATOR TRAINING PROGRAM

UWSP HEALTH SCIENCE CERTIFICATE

 

The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point is offering a new educator preparation program for health science education. Both undergraduate and graduate certificate options are being offered. For more information check out the certificate flyer here and access details on the UWSP website.