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Health Services (School Nurse) Credential (code 600)

The Health Services (School Nurse) credential is required of registered nurses working in the California school system.

Prerequisites for Post-Master's Students

1. Copies of transcripts of Baccalaureate in Nursing and Masters in Nursing (with a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner specialty) degrees;

2. Copy of State of California RN licensure and entitlement as a Nurse Practitioner;

3. Three letters/checklists of reference;

4. Completion of the School of Nursing Graduate Program Application and university application.

Requirements

1. Completion of 12 units in approved upper division and graduate courses.

2. Complete the following with a grade of "B" or better:

  • NRSG 536 Theories & Practice of School Nursing (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to the School Nurse Credential Program, NRSG 535, CD 353 or CD 531 and HSC 430, or consent of instructor. Corequisites: NRSG 536L.
  • NRSG 536L School Nursing Clinical (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to the School Nurse Credential Program, NRSG 535, CD 353 or CD 531 and HSC 430, or consent of instructor. Corequisites: NRSG 536.
  • H SC 430 School Health Program (3)
    Prerequisites: HSC 301.
  • C D 373 Audiology I (3)
    Prerequisites: CD 261.

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