Idaho Admin. Code r. 24.34.01.603 - CONTINUANCE OF FULL APPROVAL OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

Current through August 30, 2021

01. Continuing Full Approval. (7-1-21)T
a. A certificate of continuing full approval will be granted for up to eight (8) years to nursing education programs that consistently meet the Board's standards, as evidenced by: (7-1-21)T
i. Information included in the annual report to the Board; (7-1-21)T
ii. Information obtained by a Board representative through consultation visits; and (7-1-21)T
iii. Acceptable performance on the licensing examination for each program shall be a pass rate of eighty percent (80%) for its first-time writers in any given calendar year. A program whose pass rate falls below eighty percent (80%) for first-time writers in any two (2) consecutive calendar years shall: (7-1-21)T
(1) Present to the Board a plan for identifying possible contributing factors and for correcting any identified deficiencies; and (7-1-21)T
(2) Submit periodic progress reports on a schedule determined by the Board. (7-1-21)T
b. To ensure continuing compliance with the Board's standards, each approved nursing education program will submit an annual report to the Board. Based on its findings the Board may: (7-1-21)T
i. Request additional information from the nursing education program. (7-1-21)T
ii. Conduct an on-site review of the nursing education program. (7-1-21)T
iii. Request a full survey of the nursing education program. (7-1-21)T
c. Written reports of the survey will be submitted to the Board for review and acceptance. Copies of the report and recommendations will then be sent to the educational institution within thirty (30) days of the review. (7-1-21)T
d. Nursing education programs that do not meet the standards of the Board may be placed on conditional approval status, with such conditions and requirements as the Board may designate to ensure compliance with standards within a reasonable time period. (7-1-21)T
e. At the end of the period of conditional approval, full approval may be restored if the required conditions have been met, or approval may be withdrawn if the required conditions have not been met. Upon petition and written documentation by the nursing education program of extenuating circumstances, the Board may consider extending the period of conditional approval. The school must submit documentation within ten (10) days of notification of withdrawal of full approval. (7-1-21)T
f. Following notification of the Board's decision to place a program on conditional approval or to withdraw program approval, the educational program will have ten (10) days in which to request a hearing. Upon receipt of a request for hearing, the Board's action will be stayed until the matter is heard. Hearings shall be conducted in the same manner as disciplinary hearings, in accordance with Title 67, Chapter 52, Idaho Code. (7-1-21)T

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Idaho Admin. Code r. 24.34.01.603

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