State law requires or recommends that all school nurses be properly certified by the state.
Iowa Administrative Code 281-12.4 School personnel.
12.4(12) Nurses. The board of each school district shall employ a school nurse and shall require a current license to be filed with the superintendent or other designated administrator as specified in subrule 12.4(10).
Memorandum: Practice nad Regulation of School Nurses
Memorandum includes qualifications for Iowa school nurses