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Details for Regulation Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Licensing of Professional (Registered), Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and Practical Nurses and Standards for the Approval of Basic Nursing Education Programs [R5-34-NUR/ED](6674)


Health, Department of

Cannon Building

Regulation Authority

RIGL Chapter 5-34

Purpose and Reason

Require state/federal background checks for nurses; adopt required revisions to interstate nurse licensing compact; clarification of initial licensure requirements for foreign trained nurses; major revisions to information required in application for approval of nurse training programs and in the training/education requirements for nursing school director (chief academic officer), faculty and adjunct clinical faculty; establish specific regulations governing “innovative approaches in nursing clinical skills education”.

Type of Filing



Effective from 02/19/2012 to 12/10/2012

was Superseded by 7006 on 12/10/2012

Supersedes 5128

Notice and Hearing Dates

Notice Date: 10/26/2011

Hearing Date: 12/02/2011


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