Texas Register, Volume 37, Number 34, Pages 6391-6818, August 24, 2012 Page: 6,435
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(3) - (5) (No change.)
(6) Clinical preceptors shall have the following qualifica-
(A) - (B) (No change.)
(C) current licensure or privilege to practice as a
licensed nurse in the State of Texas. [; or]
(D)) if not a licensed nurse, a current license in Texas
as a health care professional with a minimum of a bachelor's degee in
(j) (No change.)
(k) The affiliating agency shall:
(1) - (2) (No change.)
(3) provide assistance with clinical supervision of students,
including preceptorships, by mutual agreement between the affiliating
agency and governing entity controllingg agency]; and
(4) (No change.)
214.11. Facilities, Resources, and Services.
(a) The controllingg ageney/]governing entity [institution]
shall be responsible for providing:
(1) - (2) (No change.)
(3) services which support the effective development and
implementation of the vocational nursing education [educational] pro-
(b) An appropriately equipped skills laboratory shall be pro-
vided to accommodate the maximum number of students allowed for
(1) (No change.)
(2) The laboratory shall have adequate storage for equip-
ment and supplies.
(c) - (e) (No change.)
214.12. Records and Reports.
(a) Accurate and current records shall be maintained for a min-
imum of two (2) years in a confidential manner and be accessible to ap-
propriate parties, including Board representatives. These records shall
include, but are not limited to:
(1) records of current students, including the student's ap-
plication and required admission documentation, evidence of student's
ability to meet objectives/outcomes of the program, final clinical prac-
tice evaluations, signed receipt of written student policies furnished
by manual and/or electronic means, evidence of student receipt of the
[Texas] Board [of Nursing] license eligibility information as specifi-
cally outlined in 214.8(b) of this chapter (relating to Students), and
the statement of withdrawal from the program, if applicable;
(2) (No change.)
(3) administrative records, which include minutes of fac-
ulty meetings for the past three (3) years, and school catalogs;
(4)- (6) (No change.)
(b)- (d) (No change.)
(e) Copies of the program's NEPIS, CANEP [Texas Board of
Nursing EkAeational Program Informati n Survey (NEftPS Cempli-
anee Audit of the Nursing Fdtueational Program (ANkEP)], and im-
portant Board communications [eommunication] shall be maintained
214.13. Total Program Evaluation.
(a) There shall be a written plan for the systematic evaluation
of the total program. The plan shall include evaluative criteria, method-
ology, frequency of evaluation, assignment of responsibility, and indi-
cators (benchmarks) of program and instructional effectiveness. The
following broad areas shall be periodically evaluated:
(1) - (2) (No change.)
(3) program of study, curriculum, and instructional tech-
niques, including online components of the vocational nursing educa-
tion program, if applicable;
(4) - (9) (No change.)
(10) extension sites/campuses [programs].
(b)- (c) (No change.)
(d) Major changes in the vocational nursing education
[educational] program shall be evidence-based and supported by
This agency hereby certifies that the proposal has been reviewed
by legal counsel and found to be within the agency's legal author-
ity to adopt.
Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on August 10, 2012.
Assistant General Counsel
Texas Board of Nursing
Earliest possible date of adoption: September 23, 2012
For further information, please call: (512) 305-6822
CHAPTER 215. PROFESSIONAL NURSING
22 TAC 215.1 - 215.13
Introduction. The Texas Board of Nursing (Board) proposes
amendments to Chapter 215, 215.1 - 215.13, relating to
Professional Nursing Education. The amendments are pro-
posed under the Occupations Code 301.151, 301.155(a),
301.157, and 301.257 and are necessary to: (i) clarify existing
requirements within the chapter; (ii) strengthen the qualifica-
tions/requirements for authors of new professional nursing
education program proposals and proposed professional nurs-
ing education program deans/directors; (iii) provide for additional
oversight over the establishment of extension sites/campuses;
(iv) provide for additional monitoring of professional nursing
education programs that may be categorized as high-risk; (v)
require ADN programs to establish articulation agreements with
BSN programs; (vi) require professional nursing education pro-
grams to include geriatric and end of life care in their program
content; and (vii) eliminate outdated and redundant references
from the chapter.
As part of its regular review of Board rules, Staff reviewed Chap-
ter 215 and presented recommendations to the Board at its Oc-
tober, 2011, meeting. Following Staffs presentation, the Board
issued a charge to the Advisory Committee on Education (Com-
mittee) to consider several potential rule amendments to Chap-
ter 215. On March 7, 2012, the Committee met to discuss the
Board's charge. Following its discussions, the Committee voted
PROPOSED RULES August 24, 2012 37 TexReg 6435
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