Mississippi - School nurse qualifications: Staff qualifications and professional development

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

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

Part 3 Chapter 38: Healthy and Safe Schools

  1. QUALIFICATIONS:
    a. Possess a valid Mississippi Nursing License
    b. Possess a minimum of one year of work experience in the health care area
    c. Possess good verbal and written communication skills
    d. Possess organizational and time management skills, and the ability to communicate well with children, parents, school faculty and administration
    e. Possess the ability to work independently according to all nursing practice standards
    f. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the District School Board may find appropriate and acceptable
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