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49 Pa. Code § 21.91. Facility and resource requirements.


§ 21.91. Facility and resource requirements.

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

 (b)  Facilities and resources of the school shall include the following:

   (1)  Offices and administrative and instructional personnel provided with appropriate and adequate space and equipment essential for attainment of the objectives of the program.

   (2)  Sufficient number and size of accessible classrooms, conference rooms and laboratories to meet the needs of the program, as follows:

     (i)   Such facilities shall be attractive, with effective lighting, adequate heating and ventilation.

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

     (iii)   The selection and maintenance of the kind and quality of facilities needed in the individual nursing program shall be determined by the curriculum design and teaching methods utilized by the faculty.

   (3)  Adequate storage space for general supplies and equipment. Policies shall be in existence for the replacement of equipment, furnishings and supplies.

   (4)  Library facilities and resources, which are planned and maintained to meet the specific needs of the student and the faculty, as follows:

     (i)   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.

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

     (iii)   Library holdings shall include sufficient reference titles, periodicals and other educational materials to achieve the objectives of the curriculum.


   The provisions of this §  21.91 amended October 22, 1976, effective October 23, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2677. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (9712) to (9713).

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