Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1000-02-.10 - SCHOOLS - EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES

(1) Hospital Accreditation. - Major hospital facilities used by the program shall be accredited by the appropriate accrediting agency.
(2) Classrooms. Laboratories. - Classrooms, laboratories, conference rooms, and instructional offices shall be adequate in size, number, and type according to the number of students and educational purposes for which these rooms are to be used.
(3) Library. - An organized and up-to-date library collection shall be provided for the use of students and faculty.
(4) Hospital Facilities. - Clinical resources shall be selected which will provide learning experiences implied in the stated purpose of the program.
(a) The major clinical facility to be used for any practical nursing class shall be a general hospital having an average daily census of at least fifty (50) patients, including outpatient visits and newborn infants, averaged on an annual basis.
(b) It is essential that two of the major clinical nursing fields, preferably three or more, be provided at the major clinical facility.
(c) Obstetric service used for this program shall be segregated.
(d) Practical nurse students must have an opportunity to observe effective clinical professional and practical nursing in the clinical area and must have opportunity to practice effective nursing within the scope and limit of their instruction.
(5) Reserved for Future Use.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1000-02-.10
Original rule certified May 10, 1974. Amendment filed August 27, 1993; effective September 15, 1993. Amendment filed June 15, 1994; effective August 30, 1994.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-7-101, 63-7-109, 63-7-115, 63-7-116, 63-7-118, 63-7-119, and 63-7-207.

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