State law requires or recommends that all school nurses be properly certified by the state.
Delaware Administrative Code 14-1500-1582 School Nurse
1.1 This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a), for School Nurse. This certification is required for all School Nurses providing services to children within the Delaware public school system
Delaware Administrative Code 15-1500-1582 School Nurse
3.1 In accordance with 14 Del.C. § 1220(a), the Department shall issue a Standard Certificate as a School Nurse toan educator who has met the following:
3.1.1 Holds a valid Delaware Initial, Continuing, or Advanced License; or a Limited Standard, Standard orProfessional Status Certificate issued by the Department prior to August 31, 2003; and,
3.1.2 Has met the requirements as set forth in 14 DE Admin. Code 1505, Standard Certificate including anysubsequent amendment or revision thereto: and
3.1.3 Has satisfied the additional requirements in this regulation
Delaware School Nurse Certification
This webpage provides information and guidance around school nurse certification, in accordance with relevant regulations.