license to practice as a registered nurse anesthetist (RNA) in Kansas shall be
subject to the same biennial expiration dates as those specified in
for the registered professional
nurse license in Kansas.
individual renewing a license shall have completed the required 30 contact
hours of approved continuing nursing education (CNE) related to nurse
anesthesia during the most recent prior licensure period. Proof of completion
of 30 contact hours of approved CNE in the nurse anesthesia role may be
requested by the board. Contact hours accumulated in excess of the 30-hour
requirement shall not be carried over to the next renewal period.
(c) The number of contact hours assigned to
any offering that includes a recognized standard curriculum shall be determined
by the board.
(d) Any individual
attending any offering not previously approved by the board may submit an
application for an individual offering approval (IOA). Credit may be given for
offerings that the licensee demonstrates as having a relationship to the
practice of nurse anesthesia. Each separate offering shall be approved before
the individual submits the license renewal application.
(e) Approval shall not be granted for
identical offerings completed within the same license renewal period.
(f) Any individual renewing a license may
accumulate 15 contact hours of the required CNE from instructor credit. Each
presenter shall receive instructor credit only once for the preparation and
presentation of each course. The provider shall issue a certificate listing the
number of contact hours earned and clearly identifying the hours as instructor
(g) Fractions of contact
hours may be accepted for offerings over 30 minutes.
(h) All CNE accumulated for RNA license
renewal shall also be applicable to the renewal of the registered professional
Kan. Admin. Regs. § 60-13-112
65-1159; effective Sept. 2, 1991; amended
Feb. 16, 1996; amended Oct. 12, 2001; amended July 29, 2005; amended May 18,