Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 410-8-.07 - Students

(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 published.
(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 patients/clients.
(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.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 410-8-.07
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-25, 43-26-2, 43-26-5(a)(4)-(6) and 43-26-7.
Original Rule entitled "Students" adopted. F. Aug. 24, 2015; eff. Sept. 13, 2015.

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