Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
advanced practice nursing education programs in operation prior to December 31,
2020, are considered in approved status. Advanced practice nursing education
programs established in Alabama on or after January 1, 2021, shall obtain Board
approval prior to implementation.
(2) The nursing education program shall
ensure that clinical agencies, preceptors, planning, implementation, and
evaluation of clinical experiences are provided for and/or available to
(3) Students shall have
content and supervised experiences in accordance with national accreditation,
certification, and advanced practice nursing education requirements and
standards for the advanced practice registered nurse role and patient
Dual role and
patient population foci: advanced practice registered nurse programs shall
include and address content and clinical experiences for both roles and patient
populations. Students shall have documented clinical hours in accordance with
certification agency requirements for each role and patient population.
(a) Clinical hours between role and patient
population must be documented and addressed as to the clinical preparation for
the two areas of practice.
(5) A copy of the current advanced practice
curriculum and a copy of the clinical rotation plan shall be available to the
Board on request.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
Filed September 29, 1982.
Amended: Filed September 21, 1984; effective October 29, 1984. Amended: Filed
July 23, 1997; effective August 27, 1997. Repealed and New Rule: Filed July 22,
2002; effective August 26, 2002. Amended: Filed September 25, 2006; effective
October 30, 2006. Amended: Filed September 21, 2007; effective October 26,
2007. Amended: Filed November 19, 2010; effective December 24, 2010. Amended:
Filed June 25, 2012; effective July 30, 2012.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIII, Issue No. 07, April 30,
2015, eff. 5/26/2015.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 02, November 30,
2016, eff. 1/5/2017.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIX, Issue No. 02, November 30,
2020, eff. 1/14/2021.
was renumber to .04 as per certification filed September 25, 2006; effective
October 30, 2006. Rule .04 was renumbered to .05 and replaced by new .04 as per
certification filed November 19, 2010; effective December 24,
Author: Alabama Board of Nursing
Code of Ala.