20:48:07:41. Survey visit. The board shall survey and evaluate all nursing education programs at least every four years to ensure continuing compliance with board standards of nursing education or more often as considered necessary. Before the survey visit, the program shall submit a narrative self-evaluation report which provides evidence of compliance with the criteria for the evaluation of nursing programs as established in this chapter. Representatives of the board shall conduct the survey visit on dates mutually acceptable to the board and the program. The board shall send an announcement of a survey visit to the program at least 90 days in advance of the visit. The board shall request programs to participate in scheduling survey visit activities. The board shall make a draft of the survey visit report available to the program for review and correction of factual information.
Following the board's review of the program's self-evaluation report and the report of the survey visit, the board shall decide on the approval status of the program. The board shall send written notice regarding the approval status of the program and any board recommendations to the administrator of the governing institution and the administrator of the nursing education program.
Source: 3 SDR 35, effective November 11, 1976; 9 SDR 151, effective May 30, 1983; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; transferred from § 20:48:07:12, 18 SDR 107, effective December 30, 1991; 45 SDR 9, effective July 30, 2018.
General Authority: SDCL 36-9-21(8), 36-9A-41.
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-9-58.3, 36-9-64, 36-9-64.1, 36-9A-5, 36-9A-21.1.
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