20:62:02:01.01. Education requirements. An applicant for licensure as a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife must file with the board a written application that contains evidence that the applicant has completed an advanced practice program in nursing that awards or confers a graduate degree, post graduate degree, or post graduate certificate, with a major in a role and population focus area of advanced nursing pratice, and is accredited by a nationally recognized nursing accrediting agency approved by the United States Department of Education. If the program does not have national accreditation, the program must be board approved in order to meet licensure requirements.
Source: 22 SDR 179, effective June 26, 1996; 28 SDR 92, effective December 31, 2001; 45 SDR 9, effective July 30, 2018.
General Authority: SDCL 36-9A-41.
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-9A-4.
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