California Education Code
Sec. § 44267.5


(a)

The minimum requirements for a services credential with a specialization in health for a school nurse are all of the following:

(1)

A baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited institution.

(2)

A valid California license as a registered nurse.

(3)

One year of coursework beyond the baccalaureate degree in a program approved by the commission.

(b)

The period for which a services credential with a specialization in health for a school nurse is valid, shall be as follows:

(1)

For a preliminary credential, pending completion of the one year of coursework beyond the baccalaureate degree in a program approved by the commission, five years.

(2)

For the professional credential, after completion of requirements specified by the commission, five years.

(c)

The services credential with a specialization in health for a school nurse shall authorize the holder to perform, at grades 12 and below, the health services approved by the commission and designated on the credential.

(d)

The holder of a services credential with a specialization in health for a school nurse who also completes the requirements for a special class authorization in health in a program that is approved by the commission is authorized to teach classes on health in a preschool, kindergarten, grades 1 to 12, inclusive, and classes organized primarily for adults.
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