The program must have sufficient practice experiences to assure
development of nursing competencies. (7-1-21)T
Approval by Other Agencies.
Cooperating agencies shall be approved by the recognized accreditation,
evaluation or licensing body as appropriate. (7-1-21)T
Evaluation by Faculty.
Agencies used to provide practice experiences must be evaluated periodically by
Sufficient Experiences. There must be sufficient practice
experiences to assure the development of nursing competencies consistent with the
level of preparation. (7-1-21)T
Written Agreements. There must be written agreements with
cooperating agencies that are reviewed and revised periodically. (7-1-21
Supervision. Sufficient faculty must be employed to supervise student
practice experiences. An appropriate student to faculty ratio must be maintained
to provide for safety and protection of patients, students, and faculty members.
Communication. Means shall be provided for ongoing and periodic planned
communication between faculty and agency administrative personnel and between
faculties of all educational programs using the agency; the responsibility for
coordination shall be specifically identified. (7-1-21)T