Occupation and Description
Certifications Necessary to Practice
Article Title: How to Become a School Nurse, Subtitle Requirements, Subtitle Licensing/Certification
Daily Activites: Nature of the Work
- referring ill students to other care providers
- contacting parents of sick children
- provide health counseling to the students
- health screenings
- emergency planning when something serious happens
Article Title: How to Become a School Nurse, Subtitle Requirements, Subtitle Education
Payday- What is average income?
What skills are necessary to be successful in this profession?
Article Title: How to Become a School Nurse, Subtitle Requirements, Subtitle Necessary Skills and Qualities
Practice Settings: Where would you work
Job Outlook or 3 Fun Facts
- According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of registered nurses, including school nurses, is expected to grow 26% between 2010 and 2020.
- Many schools are eliminating school nurse positions due to budget concerns
- Federal accountability legislation has led many school districts to have resources go away from health programs