State law requires or recommends that all school nurses be properly certified by the state.
ARTICLE 4. PUPIL PERSONNEL SERVICES; STUDENT HEALTH TESTING; FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS; EXTENDED SERVICES
Sec. 6. (a) School corporations shall provide health services at the elementary and secondary school level. (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), a school corporation shall employ at least one (1) registered nurse who holds a bachelor of science in nursing and who shall coordinate health services.
Indiana Administrative Code 511 15-6-35 School services: school nurse
(b) The holder of the content area of school services: school nurse license is eligible to serve as a school nurse in prekindergarten through grade 12 and the setting P-12 shall appear on the physical license. The school services: school nurse licensure is required for anyone serving as the school health services coordinator.