20:48:03:17. Criteria for refresher course. Each course must be approved initially and annually by the board. Board approval must be obtained prior to enrollment of students. A refresher course must meet the following criteria to obtain the approval of the board:
(1) The course must contain a minimum of 160 course hours and must include at least 80 hours of theory and 80 hours of supervised clinical experience;
(2) The course must be based on clearly stated objectives which are realistic for the time allotted in the course and appropriate for the course content and which include both theoretical and clinical practice expectations;
(3) Course content must be based on current nursing care concepts and skills relevant to the audience for which it is intended, registered nurse or licensed practical nurse; and
(4) All faculty must be qualified academically and professionally for their respective areas of responsibility.
Source: 13 SDR 49, effective October 27, 1986.
General Authority:SDCL 36-9-21, 36-9-45.
Law Implemented:SDCL 36-9-1, 36-9-29, 36-9-32, 36-9-39, 36-9-45, 36-9-47.1, 36-9-47.2, 36-9-58.
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