Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
(a) Providers shall
provide to licensees who successfully complete an approved course a certificate
of completion signed or affirmed by the provider, which shall include the
licensee's name, the course name, date of completion, New Jersey continuing
education course number, number of credits earned for the course and the
provider's New Jersey continuing education provider identification
(b) For a period of six
years, providers shall maintain and be capable of producing for inspection by a
Commission representative the course and instructor evaluations referenced in
(h) and (i) below and the information on the satisfactory completion of
continuing education courses by licensees set forth in (d) below. In addition,
providers shall maintain and be capable of producing for inspection copies of
all course-specific written material provided to students who attend a course.
Presuming there is no change in such written material, only one set of copies
need be maintained, regardless of the number of times the provider offers the
(c) Providers shall use
recordkeeping systems that are capable of producing written reports on
attendance at approved continuing education courses which include all of the
information set forth in (a) above.
Providers shall electronically submit
data to the Commission or its designee on a weekly basis identifying those
licensees who have completed continuing education courses offered by the
provider during the preceding reporting period and shall include, at a minimum,
the following information in each record of the completion of a continuing
education course by a licensee:
licensee's name and license reference number;
2. The license term for which the licensee is
seeking credit for having completed the continuing education course;
3. The provider's name and identification
4. The continuing
education course name, course number, course category (core or elective),
completion date and number of credit hours.
(e) The data referenced in (d) above shall be
submitted on forms or in a computer readable format provided by the Commission
or its designee.
offer distance learning courses shall utilize systems that assure that students
have actually performed all tasks designated to assure student participation
and otherwise comply with all applicable provisions of
2 and 12.14.
(g) An approved provider shall notify the
Commission in the event that it intends to cease offering continuing education
courses. Such notice shall be submitted in writing no later than 30 days prior
to the provider's cessation of operations as a continuing education course
provider and shall specify that the records required by this section will be
maintained by the provider for the six-year period referenced in (b) above, and
the location at which those records will be maintained.
Providers shall request all students who
complete the continuing education courses they provide to submit evaluations of
the course(s) attended by the student and, for all courses except distance
learning or correspondence courses that are not taught by an instructor, of the
instructor of the course. All students who supply such evaluations shall remain
anonymous. The evaluations shall provide for the students to indicate their
favorable, neutral or negative assessments of the performance factors
referenced in (h)4 and 5 below.
of non-distance learning courses may request that students manually complete
such evaluations during the concluding minutes of the course or electronically
subsequent to the completion of the course.
2. Providers of distance learning courses
shall request that students complete such evaluations electronically upon
completing the course.
evaluations shall specify the name and identification number of the provider
and the name and identification number of the instructor and course being
All evaluations of
instructors shall include:
i. A question on
the quality of the instructor's presentation of the material;
ii. A question on the level of knowledge of
the subject matter of the course displayed by the instructor; and
iii. An opportunity for the licensee to
comment upon the instructor's performance.
All evaluations of courses shall include:
i. A question on the quality of the materials
and the content of the course;
A question on the quality of the manner in which the information in the course
is organized and presented; and
iii. An opportunity for the licensee to
comment upon the course.
(i) Within 30 days after offering a course,
providers shall report to the Commission's Education Bureau instances where
more than 50 percent of the evaluations received on a course or instructor
indicate negative assessments on one or more of the performance factors to be
evaluated as referenced in (h)4 and 5 above for instructors and courses,