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49 Pa. Code § 21.337. CRNP responsibilities.

§ 21.337. CRNP responsibilities.

 (a)  A CRNP is required to maintain documentation of completion of continuing education, including:

   (1)  CRNP name.

   (2)  Dates attended.

   (3)  Continuing education hours.

   (4)  Title of course.

   (5)  Course provider.

   (6)  Location of course.

   (7)  Course number.

 (b)  Primary responsibility for documenting completion of the continuing education requirements rests with the CRNP. A CRNP seeking to renew certification or prescriptive authority shall verify compliance with continuing education requirements. Documentation of completion of continuing education requirements must be maintained for 5 years. The certificate issued by the course provider must be acceptable documentation. Acceptable documentation of hours obtained through §  21.334(c) or (e) (relating to sources of continuing education) must be the Board approval letter sent to the applicant.

 (c)  Falsification of information required under this section or failure to complete continuing education requirements by those who continue to practice as a CRNP or to prescribe, may result in the institution of formal disciplinary action under section 14(a)(3) of the act (63 P.S. §  224(a)(3)).


   The provisions of this §  21.337 issued under sections 2.1(k) and 8.1(c) of The Professional Nursing Law (63 P.S. § §  211(k) and 218.1(c)).


   The provisions of this §  21.337 adopted December 3, 2004, effective December 4, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 6409.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  21.332 (relating to requirement of continuing education); and 49 Pa. Code §  21.336 (relating to continuing education course approval).

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