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49 Pa. Code § 21.72. Faculty policies; additional responsibilities of faculty and faculty assistants.

§ 21.72. Faculty policies; additional responsibilities of faculty and faculty assistants.

 (a)  The faculty shall be employed by and responsible to the controlling institution.

 (b)  Policies, including personnel policies in effect for nursing faculty, must be those in effect for faculty members throughout the controlling institution except where specified otherwise in this chapter.

 (c)  Functions and responsibilities of each faculty member must be defined in writing.

 (d)  Teaching hours and additional duties of nurse faculty must be consistent with the policies of the controlling institution.

 (e)  The nurse administrator and nursing faculty shall be afforded the time and opportunity to engage in leadership activities within their profession commensurate with their responsibilities.

 (f)  There shall be a planned and active faculty development program designed to meet the needs of the faculty. Faculty members shall maintain a record of participation in continuing education, professional self-development and other activities that promote the maintenance of expertise in their respective areas of teaching.

 (g)  Faculty assistants shall maintain a record of their activities leading to the completion of a graduate degree in nursing which shall be submitted to the Board upon request.


   The provisions of this §  21.72 amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2677; amended February 25, 1977, effective February 26, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 521; amended September 16, 1983, effective September 17, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 2829; amended July 11, 2008, effective July 12, 2008, 38 Pa.B. 3806. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (209965).

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