Florida - School nurse qualifications: Staff qualifications and professional development

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

State law requires or recommends that all school nurses be properly certified by the state.

2018 Florida Statutes 1012.55 Positions for which certificates required.

(3) Each person employed as a school nurse shall hold a license to practice nursing in the state, and each person employed as a school physician shall hold a license to practice medicine in the state.

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