Colorado - School nurse professional development: Staff qualifications and professional development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses providing professional development to all school nurses.

C.R.S. 22-1-119.5

(8) The state board of education...shall promulgate and revise, as necessary, rules for treatment plans for the management of students with life-threatening allergies pursuant to this section. The state board of education shall adopt rules on or before December 31, 2013, to include, but not be limited to:

  • (a) Education and training for school nurses and designated school personnel on the management of students with life-threatening allergies, including training related to the administration of an epinephrine auto-injector. In developing the rules on education and training, the state board shall solicit input from an organization that represents school nurses.
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