State law requires or recommends that all school nurses be properly certified by the state.
South Dakota Codified Laws 13-33A-1. School health services--Coordination by registered nurse.
A public school system shall provide school health services coordinated by a registered nurse, whose services may beshared by one or more school systems. The services shall include assessment and implementation of services for students with special needs, administration of medications, and performance of specialized health care procedures.