Kan. Admin. Regs. § 60-2-105 - Clinical resources

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) Each contractual agreement shall be kept on file in the nursing program office.
(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 area.
(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 or outcomes.
(e) A maximum of a l:10 faculty-to-student ratio shall be maintained during the clinical learning experience and the clinical observational experience.
(f)
(1) The objectives or student learning outcomes for each clinical observational experience shall reflect observation rather than participation in nursing interventions.
(2) Affiliating 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 course.
(4) Simulation experiences shall constitute no more than 50 percent of the total hours for the clinical course.
(g) 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.
(h) Each affiliating agency used for clinical instruction shall be staffed independently of student assignments.
(i) The 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.
(j) 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, 2022.

Notes

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 Kansas Register Volume 40, No. 50; effective 1/1/2022.

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