New York - School nurse professional development: Staff qualifications and professional development

Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
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State law addresses providing professional development to all school nurses.

8 CRR-NY 136.5

(1) Each school coach, physical education teacher, nurse and certified athletic trainer, who works with and/or provides instruction to pupils engaged in school sponsored athletic activities, shall complete, on a biennial basis, a course of instruction relating to recognizing the symptoms of mild traumatic brain injuries and monitoring and seeking proper medical treatment for pupils who suffer mild traumatic brain injuries.

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