Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-3-.05 - Additional Requirements For Advanced Practice Nursing Education Programs

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

(1) Alabama 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 students.
(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 population.
(4) 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.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 610-X-3-.05
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 Repealed and New Rule: Filed July 22, 2002; effective August 26, 2002.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. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIII, Issue No. 07, April 30, 2015, eff. 5/26/2015. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2016, eff. 1/5/2017. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIX, Issue No. 02, November 30, 2020, eff. 1/14/2021.

Rule 610-X-3-.02 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, 2010.

Author: Alabama Board of Nursing

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 34-21-5.

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