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36-9-7Qualifications of registered nurse members of board.

Each registered nurse member of the board shall be licensed in good standing as a registered nurse in this state, shall be a graduate from an approved program for the preparation of registered nurses, shall have at least five years experience since graduation in the practice of nursing, and shall have been actively engaged in nursing for at least three of the last four years preceding appointment.

Of the seven registered nurse members, at least two shall be from nursing service or practice, two from nursing education, and at least one shall be a certified registered nurse anesthetist, a certified nurse practitioner, a certified nurse midwife, or a clinical nurse specialist.

Of the two members from nursing education, one shall be a faculty member or administrator of a practical nursing program and one shall be a faculty member or an administrator of a registered nursing program.

Source: SDC 1939, § 27.0901; SL 1947, ch 123, § 2; SL 1955, ch 91, § 3; SDC Supp 1960, § 27.0903 (2); SL 1967, ch 101, § 3 (2); SL 1976, ch 228, § 8; SL 1981, ch 277, § 1; SL 1994, ch 297, § 1; SL 1995, ch 217, § 3; SL 2016, ch 194, § 6.

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