Becoming a School Nurse

Illinois Nurse Practice Act
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Illinois Nurse Practice Act Administrative Code (easier to understand)
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Illinois Nurse Practice Act LPNs Rules for RN License Renewal
PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS (225 ILCS 65/) Nurse Practice Act.

How to become a Certified School Nurse

School nurse certification requires the completion of a specialized program and the completion of an exam given by the Illinois State Board of Education.
The following schools have school nurse certification programs:

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • Millikin University
  • Lewis University