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NEW JERSEY REGISTER
VOLUME 40, ISSUE 24
ISSUE DATE: DECEMBER 15, 2008
RULE ADOPTIONS
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
NEW JERSEY BOARD OF NURSING

Adopted Amendment: N.J.A.C. 13:37-5.3

Continuing Education

Proposed: April 7, 2008 at 40 N.J.R. 1760(a).
Adopted: September 16, 2008 by the Board of Nursing, Leo-Felix Jurado, President.
Filed: November 19, 2008 as R.2008 d.379, without change.
Authority: N.J.S.A. 45:11-24.

Effective Date: December 15, 2008.
Expiration Date: July 6, 2010.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not required because there are no Federal laws or standards applicable to the adopted amendment. Full text of the adoption follows:

13:37-5.3 Continuing education

(a)-(c) (No change.)

(d) A registered professional nurse or licensed practical nurse may obtain continuing education hours from the following: 1. Successful completion of continuing education courses or programs related to nursing and approved by a credentialing agency accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies or provided by an International Association for Continuing Education Training (IACET) Authorized Provider: one hour for each 60 minutes of attendance; 2. Successful completion of continuing medical education courses recognized by the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association or the American Podiatric Medical Association: one hour for each 60 minutes of attendance:

3. Successful completion of a continuing education course offered by a provider approved by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education: one hour for each 60 minutes of attendance; 4. Successful completion of a course, related to nursing, given by a school, college or university accredited by the New Jersey Department of Education or an agency of another state with requirements substantially similar to the requirements of the New Jersey Department of Education. Courses related to nursing include courses taken as a student enrolled in an accredited nursing degree program when the student is obtaining a higher degree: five hours for each credit successfully completed;

Recodify existing 3.-12. as 5.-14. (No change in text.)

(e)-(j) (No change.)

   
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