Missouri - 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.

The Revised Statutes of Missouri 167.803. Training of school employees, content, requirements.

  1. By January 15, 2014, the department of elementary and secondary education shall develop guidelines for the training of school employees in the care needed for students with diabetes. These training guidelines shall be developed in consultation with: the department of health and senior services, the American Diabetes Association, American Association of Diabetes Educators, School Nurses Association, Diabetes Control Program, and the state board of nursing. The school board of each school district and the governing body of each charter school may adopt and implement the training guidelines and annual diabetes training programs for all school nurses and diabetes care personnel.
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