Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-12-.01 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) Participant: Any person who applies for and is awarded a loan, as provided in Article 6 of Title 34, Chapter 21, Code of Ala. 1975.
(2) Eligible Person:
(a) Students in accredited nursing education programs approved by the Board who is pursuing a graduate degree to become a certified registered nurse practitioner (CRNP), a certified nurse midwife (CNM), or a certified registered nurse anesthetist(CRNA); or
(b) Approved CRNP, CNM, OR CRNA who, within the five (5) years immediately preceding the loan period, completed a graduate degree as described in subsection (a).
(3) Full-Time: 36-40 hours per week
(4) Immediate: Within six months of graduation or receipt of loan. The Executive Officer may extend the timeline, in adverse circumstances, according to established Board staff guidelines.
(5) Area of Critical Need: An area of critical need shall be an area in Alabama with a critical need, as determined by the Board, for advanced practice nurses and shall not be a part of, or within five miles of, an urbanized area, as defined most recently by the U.S. Census Bureau.
(6) Period of Obligation: period during which a participant is obligated to work in an area of critical need; eighteen (18) months per loan received.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-12-.01
Filed September 29, 1982. Repealed: Filed May 19, 2003; effective June 24, 2003. Adopted by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 10, July 29, 2016, eff. 9/8/2016. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 12, September 30, 2019, eff. 11/14/2019. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIX, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2020, eff. 1/14/2021.

Author: Alabama Board of Nursing

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, Act No. 2016-353.

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