Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-12-.02 - Participant Qualifications

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

An applicant for a graduate loan shall:

(1) Be a resident of the state of Alabama for at least one year preceding the time of making application for the loan.
(2) Have an active, unencumbered license as a registered nurse (RN) in Alabama.
(3) Be a person of good moral character.
(4) Be accepted for or have, within the five (5) years immediately preceding the loan period, completed an accredited graduate program on a track to become a certified registered nurse practitioner (CRNP), certified nurse midwife (CNM), or certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA); or
(5) Meet eligibility requirements.
(6) Agree to work immediately following graduation, or, in the case of a currently approved advanced practice nurse, immediately in full-time practice as a CRNA, CRNP, or CNM in an area of critical need, as determined by the Board, for eighteen (18) months for each year he or she received a loan under the Program, subject to the requirements of Code of Ala. 1975, § 34-21-96.
(7) Agree to designate the area of critical need where the participant will work at the time specified by the Board. The participant shall designate the area of critical need where the participant will work within six months of graduation, or immediately, in the case of a currently approved advanced practice nurse.
(a) Once the participant designates the area of critical need where the participant will work, the participant may change the area of critical need where the participant will work only if approved by the Board and subject to the additional service requirements established in Code of Ala. 1975, § 34-21-96(c).
(8) In the case of a currently approved advanced practice nurse applying for a loan for the first time, have worked fewer than five hundred (500) hours during the preceding twelve (12) months in an area of critical need.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-12-.02
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 Repealed: Filed May 19, 2003; effective June 24, 2003.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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