PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-1406. Nursing education programs. Approval.
(1) Qualifications. Persons and institutions desiring to offer or conduct approved nursing education programs in the state of Idaho shall comply herewith. Approval shall be conditioned upon and subject to continuing compliance with standards adopted by the board respecting faculty, staff, curriculum, administration, financial stability and other matters affecting the quality of nursing education.
(2) Initial compliance. Upon receipt of an application hereunder, a survey of the program, including clinical facilities and affiliated institutions, shall be made under the direction of the executive director and a written report of the findings shall be submitted to the board. If the board determines that the standards have been met, it shall issue a certificate of approval.
(3) Continuing compliance. To ensure the continuing compliance with adopted standards, all approved nursing education programs shall be surveyed and reviewed periodically under the direction of the executive director. Written reports of the findings shall be submitted to the board. In the event any program fails to maintain compliance required by this section, the board may withdraw its prior certification, or impose such conditions and restrictions as may secure compliance within a reasonable period of time by notification in writing and specifying the reasons for the action. Action against any existing program must be based upon fact and subject to appeal as provided for administrative action pursuant to chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code.
[54-1406, added 1977, ch. 132, sec. 2, p. 283; am. 1995, ch. 351, sec. 2, p. 1164.; am. 2015, ch. 11, sec. 1, p. 16.]