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

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

State law addresses providing professional development to all school nurses.

Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.05.05.11 School Health Services Standards -- Staff Development

The local board of education and local health department shall jointly develop and annually implement an in-service training plan that includes:

A. Orientation to the school health services program for all school personnel;

B. Training in the care and prevention of athletic injuries for all coaches;

C. Training in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for school personnel; and

D. Specific health programs required by federal, State, and local law for designated school health professionals.

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