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49 Pa. Code § 21.122. Record maintenance.

§ 21.122. Record maintenance.

 Each nursing faculty shall select record forms specifically for the nursing program and shall include the following:

   (1)  Student records, including the following:

     (i)   Permanent record, including both clinical and theoretical experience and achievement, shall be kept ad infinitum.

     (ii)   Health records shall be kept for 5 years following completion of the program.

   (2)  Faculty records, including the following:

     (i)   ‘‘Display portion’’ of current nursing licenses.

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

     (iii)   Current record of continuing education activities.

   (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 bulletin, as follows:

     (i)   Shall be comprehensive and current, since it serves as a contract of agreement between the applicant or student and the school.

     (ii)   Shall include clearly defined refund policies governing fees and tuition paid by the students.

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


   The provisions of this §  21.22 amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2677. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (9717) to (9718).

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