students, in conjunction with faculty members and/or preceptors, are exempt
from licensure during the practice of nursing that is an integral part of a
curriculum in a nursing education program.
(2) Students, who are not otherwise licensed
or certified, shall be employed only as unlicensed nursing personnel. They
shall not represent themselves as nursing students nor assume responsibilities
within the scope of practice of a registered nurse.
(3) Graduates, who are not otherwise licensed
or certified, shall be employed only as unlicensed personnel prior to
licensure. They shall not assume responsibilities within the scope of practice
of a registered nurse.
registered nurse supervising employed unlicensed students and/or graduates
prior to licensure is referred to Rules 410-8-.08(2) and 410-8-.08(3) regarding
Ga. Comp. R.
& Regs. R. 410-8-.08
O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-25,
43-26-7, 43-26-10 and 43-26-12
entitled "Employment of Unlicensed Students and/or Graduates Prior to
Licensure" adopted. F. Aug. 24, 2015; eff.