School Nurse Series

School Nurse Series

Diana Gurrialia pictured.

School nurses can satisfy both Act 48 and Act 58 requirements by enrolling in Penn State Behrend's summer School Nurse Series.

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Professional Development Series for School Nurses

  • Enhance your earning potential

  • Enjoy a convenient, condensed summer schedule

  • Satisfy Act 48 and Act 58 requirements

Summer 2017 Schedule

NURS 463 Compassionate Counseling for Children/Adolescents Dealing with Dying, Death, Other Life Crises (3 credits)
Dates: June 12-16th, 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. daily
Instructor: Kristin Komisarski
Location: Burke 104

Nurs 402 Holistic Health Nursing (3 credits)
Dates: July 10-14th, 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. daily
Instructor: Kristin Komisarski
Location: Burke 103


Note: Students are responsible for semester fees and purchasing textbooks, if applicable. 

Graduate credit tuition: $881 per credit
Undergraduate credit tuition: $703 per credit

**The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

To Register as non degree Undergraduate credit:

  • Go to
  • Hover over ‘Registeration’
  • Click on ‘Undergraduate Nondegree Student’
  • Click on ‘Undergraduate Nondegree Enrollment Form’
  • Send the form to Behrend’s Registrar Office:

Robert & Sally Metzgar Admissions and Alumni Center
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
4851 College Drive
Erie, PA 16563-0201         

To Register as Graduate credit:

  • Apply to the graduate school at
  • Choose new applicant or resume study for those who have previously taken courses


Call Penn State Behrend Office of Community and Workforce Programs at 814-898-6103 or email Carleen Orlando.