Are you looking to work in a school setting as a nurse? School nursing might be a good fit for you.
School nurses treat students in all types of school and educational settings. They are responsible for administering treatment, emergency care and comfort to students who become ill or injured during school hours. Their responsibilities also include preventing the spread of disease or illness, since schools are often highly contagious environments. They are must be aware of any potential outbreaks or epidemics and educate parents and students on measures to prevent the spread of the illness. School nurses may also address the relationship between students’ health (both mental and physical) and academic performance.
$30,000 - $65,000
Annual Salary Range
Nursing Diploma, ASN, or BSN
RN, School Nurse Certification through the National Board for Certification of School Nurses