School Nurse

Program: NOND-NRSC-N
Total Credit Hours Required: 13

The school nurse non-degree program is designed to prepare Illinois Registered Nurses with a Bachelor's degree for the specialized role of a school nurse in pre-Kindergarten through Secondary schools in Illinois. School nursing is unique in that the preparation is both in nursing and in education. Endorsement and licensure for school nursing is through the Illinois State Board of Education in addition to licensure as a registered professional nurse through the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Curriculum

Required Courses

SPED-55700Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Communities

3

SPED-51600Learning Theories and Schooling

3

RDLT-50700Literacy for Other School Personnel

1

NURS-56600Concepts of School Nurse Practice

3

NURS-56700School Nurse Internship

3

Total Credit Hours:13