UK Diabetes and Schools

Grants and Contracts Details


Continue to convene and collaborate with stakeholders/task force it has developed, including pediatric diabetes providers, school staff, school nurses, the Kentucky Board of Education, diabetes educators, the Kentucky Board of Nursing, and others, to address issues related to the safety of children and adolescents with diabetes in school. Specifically, the team will provide oversight and expertise to the development and dissemination of an “on demand” training curriculum for school nurses and other school support staff to ensure the safety of children and adolescents with diabetes at school. This includes development of the content, facilitating expert review of the content, a pilot of the material with approximately 50 school nurses and school staff, recording/delivery of the online/video modules. The UKRF will work with online training provider (via University of Kentucky or the Department for Public Health) to record, produce the training videos, and house them for on demand access. This includes recording, production, and post-production of the training content; online posting of the content and associated web-based materials for online access; accreditation of the educational content including assistance with educational design according to standards; and evaluation/reporting related to the online activity. Continuing Education credits will be provided for nurses. 2.01-Deliverables • Convene task force at least 1-2 times annually (virtually or in person); • Finalize the training curricula/materials for school nurses and staff; • Facilitate expert review of the content/materials; • Record and house trainingmodules with an online education provider (at UK or DPH) to provide on demand access; • Pilot training modules with 50 school nurses and staff; • Provide Continuing Education credit for nurses completing the training; and • Collect and provide evaluation data about training participants including the number of people accessing the training, geographical information about those accessing the training, success with the module content, and participant satisfaction at least annually. Facilitate an annual review of the content and evaluation data collected May 1 of each year and update the content and/or delivery mechanism as indicated. 2.02-Reporting Requirements Quarterly reports of progress toward the deliverables above are due on the 15th of the month following the end of the quarter:
Effective start/end date7/1/206/30/22


  • KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services: $30,954.00


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