(1) Policies for
nursing students shall be comparable to those for all students enrolled in the
parent institution except in such instances where the nature of the nursing
major may require variance. Students must be high school graduates or have
documented equivalent education.
(2) Current, accurate, consistent, written
information, including but not limited to, the course of study, admissions,
options for advanced placement, acceleration, part-time study, articulation,
progression, graduation, health requirements, the potential for criminal
background checks and expanded medical profiles, and appeals shall be
(3) Students shall have
opportunities to evaluate learning activities, full-time and part-time faculty
members, preceptors, educational resources, and practice settings.
(4) Any registered nurse, who is a student in
a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program, must be currently licensed
according to the Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act in order to
engage in any actual, interactive learning activities with
(5) An applicant
who has graduated from an international nursing education program and is
required by the board to satisfy a curricular deficiency in an approved nursing
education program in order to establish eligibility for licensure by
examination must be considered as an unlicensed student.
(6) Any registered nurse, who is a student
with learning activities in practice settings in another state or country,
shall comply with the relevant nurse practice act.
(7) The process for verifying the current
license or certificate of any student who holds a health-related license or
certificate must be documented.