Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
contractual agreement shall be kept on file in the nursing program
(b) Clinical learning
experiences and sites shall be selected to provide learning opportunities
necessary to achieve student learning outcomes.
(c) The faculty of each nursing program shall
be responsible for student learning outcomes and evaluation in the clinical
(d) The nursing program shall
provide verification that each affiliating agency used for clinical instruction
has clinical facilities that are adequate for the number of students served in
terms of space, equipment, and other necessary resources, including an adequate
number of patients or clients necessary to meet the nursing program objectives
(e) A maximum of a
l:10 faculty-to-student ratio shall be maintained during the clinical learning
experience and the clinical observational experience.
objectives or student learning outcomes for each clinical observational
experience shall reflect observation rather than participation in nursing
agencies in which clinical observational experiences take place shall not be
required to be staffed by registered nurses.
(3) Clinical observational experiences shall
constitute no more than 15 percent of the total hours for the clinical
(4) Simulation experiences
shall constitute no more than 50 percent of the total hours for the clinical
learning experiences with preceptors shall be no more than 20 percent of the
total clinical hours of the nursing program. This prohibition shall not apply
to the capstone course.
affiliating agency used for clinical instruction shall be staffed independently
of student assignments.
number of affiliating agencies used for clinical learning experiences and
clinical observational experiences shall be adequate for meeting curriculum
objectives and student learning outcomes. The nursing program faculty shall
provide the affiliating agency staff with the organizing curriculum framework
and objectives and student learning outcomes for clinical learning experiences
and clinical observational experiences used.
A sufficient number and variety of
patients representing all age groups shall be utilized to provide clinical
learning experiences that meet curriculum objectives or outcomes. If more than
one nursing program uses the same affiliating agency, the nursing programs
shall document the availability of appropriate clinical learning experiences
for all students.
This regulation shall be effective on and after January 1,
Kan. Admin. Regs. § 60-2-105
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-1129; implementing
K.S.A. 65-1119; effective April 4, 1997; amended Jan. 24, 2003; amended March
6, 2009; amended by
Register Volume 40, No. 50; effective