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49 Pa. Code § 21.376. Program records.

§ 21.376. Program records.

 (a)  The program shall employ a record system that ensures the operation of the program. Records shall be maintained in locked files which assure their safe keeping.

 (b)  Each nursing faculty shall select record forms specifically for the CRNP program that include the following:

   (1)  Student records, including the permanent record, containing both clinical and theoretical experience and achievement, shall be kept for 50 years.

   (2)  Faculty records, including the following:

     (i)   ‘‘Display portion’’ of current Pennsylvania licenses and certifications.

     (ii)   Records of preparation and experience, including official college transcripts.

     (iii)   Current records of continuing education activities.

     (iv)   Records of National certification, if applicable.

   (3)  Administrative records, including the following:

     (i)   Affiliation agreements with cooperating agencies.

     (ii)   Minutes of meetings.

     (iii)   Annual reports.

     (iv)   Follow-up studies of graduates.

     (v)   Budgets.

     (vi)   Current written policies.

   (4)  School bulletins, including the following:

     (i)   Comprehensive and current information.

     (ii)   Clearly defined refund policies governing fees and tuition paid by the students.

     (iii)   Clearly defined policies relating to admission, promotion, retention, transfer, advanced placement and dismissal.


   The provisions of this §  21.376 issued under sections 6.1 and 8.1 of The Professional Nursing Law (63 P.S. § §  216.1 and 218.1).


   The provisions of this §  21.376 adopted June 2, 2006, effective June 3, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 2667.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  21.363 (relating to approval process).

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