Outline of the state of Louisiana

School Nurse Qualifications

School Nurse Qualifications

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

Louisiana Administrative Code 28 CXV 503. Staff Organization

Each LEA shall be required to employ certified personnel as required by state/federal law:

    1. superintendent;
    1. special education supervisor;
    1. title IX coordinator;
    1. child welfare and attendance supervisor;
    1. school nurse;
    1. school food services supervisor;
    1. business manager
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Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:28. Certified school nurses; city and parish school systems; plan development adoption and implementation

Each city and parish school system shall employ at least one school nurse certified by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education but shall not exceed a statewide average of one certified school nurse for each one thousand five hundred students.

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