20:48:07:19. Definitions. Terms as used in this chapter mean:
(1) "Adjunct clinical faculty," those faculty members who are primarily employed by a health care institution and are contracted by the nursing program for the purpose of clinical instruction;
(2) "Approved program," a nursing education program that meets the regulatory requirements in the state or jurisdiction of legal domicile;
(3) "Board standards for nursing education," the criteria for approval of programs in §§ 20:48:07:20 to 20:48:07:34, inclusive;
(4) "Debriefing," an activity that follows a simulation experience led by a facilitator that encourages the participant's reflective thinking and provides feedback regarding the participant's performance;
(5) "Distance education," is the design and delivery of nursing education courses where the students and instructor are separated by distance or time, or both;
(6) "Faculty," all individuals employed by the program for theory and clinical instruction, including those individuals contracted by the program who are primarily employed elsewhere;
(7) "Needs assessment," an assessment of the need for a nursing education program that includes demographic data on overall employment opportunities for graduates and geographic data on program location relevant to other programs and vacancies in health care agencies;
(8) "New program," a department, school, division, or other specific unit within the administrative structure of the governing institution that is either developing a course of study in nursing that has not previously been implemented or instituting a change in objectives that would affect the license for which the graduate will be prepared;
(9) "Preceptor," a practicing nurse, or other authorized individual, utilized selectively by a program to work closely with a student in the clinical area considering the specific learning objectives;
(10) "Program," a department, school, division, or other specific unit within the administrative structure of the governing institution offering a course of study in nursing which leads to eligibility for licensure;
(11) "Reorganized program," an educational unit in nursing with plans to institute extensions, expansions, consortia, or other cooperative institutional systems;
(12) "Survey team," two or more persons including members of the board, board staff, or hired consultant who conduct site visits to nursing education programs;
(13) "Simulation experience," a technique to replace or amplify real experiences with guided experiences that replicate substantial aspects of the real world in a fully interactive manner.
Source: 18 SDR 107, effective December 30, 1991; 31 SDR 26, effective September 8, 2004; 45 SDR 9, effective July 30, 2018.
General Authority: SDCL 36-9-21(8).
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-9-21(8).