Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-212-2 - Qualifications of a school nurse

Current through March 4, 2022

Except as provided in Section 10-212-3, in order to qualify as a school nurse each nurse or nurse practitioner shall meet the following requirements:

(a) Licensure- Each nurse or nurse practitioner shall be a registered professional nurse, designated as R.N., as defined in Section 20-87a of the General Statutes, and currently licensed in the state of Connecticut.
(b) Experience- Each nurse or nurse practitioner shall have at least the equivalent of one year full time working experience as a registered nurse within five (5) years immediately prior to employment as a school nurse.
(c) Education- Each nurse or nurse practitioner shall have academic preparation to include twelve (12) academic credits at a licensed or accredited institution of higher learning or eighteen (18) continuing education units (CEUs) or one hundred eighty (180) workshop or inservice hours distributed as follows:
(1) Six (6) credits or nine (9) CEUs or ninety (90) workshop hours in at least two of the following subject areas:
(A) Growth and Development
(B) Health Assessment
(C) Public or Community Health or School Health
(2) Six (6) credits or nine (9) CEUs or ninety (90) workshop hours in two or more of the following subject areas:
(A) Administration or Organization of Health or School Services
(B) Child or Adolescent Psychology
(C) Crisis Intervention
(D) Growth and Development
(E) Handicapping Conditions
(F) Health Assessment
(G) Health Education
(H) Mental Health
(I) Public or Community Health or School Health
(J) Sociology
(K) Sports Medicine

Notes

Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-212-2
Effective September 1, 1982

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