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49 Pa. Code § 21.86. Associate degree curriculum philosophy; purposes and objectives.

§ 21.86. Associate degree curriculum philosophy; purposes and objectives.

 (a)  A clear statement of philosophy and purposes of the associate degree program in nursing, consistent with the philosophy and purposes of associate degree education and with the controlling institution, shall be formulated and adopted.

 (b)  The philosophy, purposes and objectives of the educational unit in nursing shall be developed and clearly stated by the faculty and shall be reviewed and revised at stated time intervals by this group.

 (c)  The philosophy and purposes of the educational unit in nursing shall be consistent with currently accepted social, associate degree education and nursing standards.

 (d)  The objective of the nursing program shall be consistent with the purposes of the educational unit.

 (e)  The terminal objectives of the program shall identify behavioral changes that are expected to occur in the student.


   The provisions of this §  21.86 amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2677; amended September 16, 1983, effective September 17, 1983, 13 Pa.B. 2829. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (30258).

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