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49 Pa. Code § 21.211. Facility and resource requirements.


§ 21.211. Facility and resource requirements.

 (a)  The physical structures that serve the purpose of the practical nursing program and are available for student or faculty or both use include those that are provided in the immediate environment and also those that are off the school premises. Facilities and resources of the program shall include the following:

   (1)  Administrative and instructional and office personnel shall be provided with the appropriate and adequate space and equipment essential for attainment of the objectives of the program.

   (2)  The number and size of accessible classrooms, conference rooms and laboratories shall be sufficient to meet the needs of the program. The number and size of classrooms shall be determined by the maximum student enrollment.

     (i)   Educational facilities shall be attractive, adequately heated, lighted and ventilated.

     (ii)   Educational facilities shall be provided with the equipment and supplies necessary to meet the teaching and learning requirements of both students and teachers.

     (iii)   The curriculum outline and instructional methods utilized by the faculty shall be determinative in the selection and maintenance of the facilities needed in the individual practical nursing program.

 (b)  Concerning adequate storage space for general supplies and equipment. policies shall be in existence for the replacement of equipment, furnishings, and supplies.

 (c)  Library facilities and resources, which are planned and maintained to meet the specific needs of the student and the faculty shall be as follows.

   (1)  The physical equipment of the library shall include adequate lighting and ventilation, sufficient tables and comfortable chairs, space for proper display of library holdings and exhibits and appropriate work space for the librarian.

   (2)  Provision shall be made for adequate storage space to maintain the safety and security of the library materials and holdings.

   (3)  Library holdings shall include sufficient reference titles, periodicals and other educational materials, as well as supplementary aids to achieve the objectives of the program.


   The provisions of this §  21.211 amended July 1, 1983, effective July 2, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 2061.

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