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    Texas School Health Program
    PO Box 149347, MC 1945
    Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, Texas 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7279
    Fax: 512-776-7555


    Email comments or questions to SchoolHealth@dshs.texas.gov

Nursing Practice Resources

The information below includes resources, regulations, laws or other requirements of the practice and profession of nursing with a focus on the school setting.

Primary Organizations for School Nurses 

Nurse Practice Act, Standards, and Scope of Practice 

Individualized Healthcare Plans (IHPs)

Delegation Tool

School Nurse Delegation Decision Trees

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External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities. 

Last updated March 2, 2021