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Nursing

Credential Programs

School Nurse Credential (code 600)

Admission

  • 1. Completion of Post-Baccalaureate Application for School Nurse Services Credential Program.
  • 2. Official transcript of Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited university. Candidates must have aminimum overall GPA of 2.75 in their undergraduate program.
  • 3. Copy of State of California Registered Nurse License and California Public Health Nursing Certificate.
  • 4. Copy of current unexpired cardiopulmonary resuscitation card (adult, child, and infant) and copy of unexpired first aid card.
  • 5. Basic Physical Assessment course completed within 5 years.
  • 6. One-page written statement describing motivation and purpose for obtaining the Post-Baccalaureate School Nurse Service Credential.
  • 7. Three letters of recommendation.

Requirements

  • Take 25 units with a grade of "B" or better.
  • Take all of the following courses:
    • NRSG 535 Advanced Pediatric Physical Assessment and Health Promotion (2)
    • NRSG 535L Advanced Pediatric Physical Assessment Laboratory (1)
    • NRSG 536 Theories & Practice of School Nursing (3)
    • NRSG 536L School Nursing Clinical (3)
    • H SC 430 School Health Program (3)
    • EDSP 350 Education of Exceptional Individuals (3)
    • C D 373 Audiology I (3)
  • Electives. Take 6 units from the the following courses:
    • FCS 409, EDP 432, H SC 427, C D 432.