Current through August 30, 2021

01. Educational Programs. (7-1-21)T
a. Any university, college, or other institution wishing to establish a nursing education program must make application to the Board on forms supplied by the Board. The following information is to be included with the initial application: (7-1-21)T
i. Purpose for establishing the nursing education program; (7-1-21)T
ii. Community needs and studies made, as basis for establishing a nursing education program; (7-1-21)T
iii. Type of program; (7-1-21)T
iv. Accreditation status, relationship of educational program to parent institution; (7-1-21)T
v. Financial provision for the educational program; (7-1-21)T
vi. Potential student enrollment; (7-1-21)T
vii. Provision for qualified faculty; (7-1-21)T
viii. Proposed clinical facilities and other physical facilities; and (7-1-21)T
ix. Proposed time schedule for initiating the program. (7-1-21)T
b. A representative of the Board will visit the educational and clinical facilities and then submit a written report to the Board. (7-1-21)T
c. Representatives of the parent institution must meet with the Board to review the application within ninety (90) days of the conduct of the initial survey visit. (7-1-21)T
d. Following the Board's review, the parent institution will be notified of the Board's decision within thirty (30) days of the review. (7-1-21)T
e. Following the appointment of a qualified nurse administrator, a minimum period of twelve (12) months is necessary for planning to be completed before the first class of students is admitted to the program. (7-1-21)T
f. Provisional approval may be applied for when the following conditions have been met: (7-1-21)T
i. A qualified nurse administrator has been appointed; (7-1-21)T
ii. There are sufficient qualified faculty to initiate the program; (7-1-21)T
iii. The curriculum and plans for its implementation have been developed, including tentative clinical affiliation agreements; and (7-1-21)T
iv. Program policies have been developed. (7-1-21)T
g. Provisional approval must be granted before the first students are admitted to the nursing program. (7-1-21)T
h. Students can be admitted to the nursing program once provisional approval is granted. (7-1-21)T
i. A representative of the Board will make a follow-up survey visit to the educational program and submit a written report to the Board. (7-1-21)T
ii. Following the Board's review, the parent institution will be notified of the Board's decision within thirty (30) days. (7-1-21)T
iii. Following its review, the Board may grant: full approval, if all conditions have been met; or conditional approval, if all standards have not been met, with such conditions and requirements as the Board may designate to insure compliance with standards within the designated time period; or denial of approval, if standards have not been met. (7-1-21 )T
i. Full approval will be applied for and granted within a three (3) year period following eligibility. (7-1-21)T


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