State law requires or recommends that all school nurses be properly certified by the state.
Licensure for Administrators and Student Services
Site addresses minimum certification requirements for school nurses.
North Carolina Administrative Code 16-06D.0402 Special Health Care Services
(a) Each LEA shall make available a registered nurse for assessment, care planning, and on-going evaluation of students with special health care service needs in the school setting. Special health care services include procedures that are invasive, carry reasonable risk of harm if not performed correctly, may not have a predictable outcome, or may require additional action based on results of testing or monitoring.