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§ 2532. Curriculum Hours.

16 CA ADC § 2532Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 25. Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners of the State of California (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Vocational Nurses
Article 5. Schools of Vocational Nursing
16 CCR § 2532
§ 2532. Curriculum Hours.
(a) The course in vocational nursing shall consist of not less than 1530 hours or 50 semester units, and may be given on either a full-time or part-time basis. One hour of instruction for purposes of computing the total hours of instruction or for calculating semester units as specified in this section shall consist of not less than 50 minutes of actual class time.
(b) The minimum hours required shall be as follows: Theory Hours--576, which shall include a minimum of 54 hours in pharmacology Clinical Hours--954
(c) The school week shall not exceed 40 hours per week.
(d) School days that consist of class attendance only or a combination of class attendance and clinical experience shall not exceed eight hours in length.
(e) Students may be assigned to shifts of up to and including 12-hour length for clinical experience, only.
(f) Students may be granted holidays and vacation days equivalent to those granted by community colleges.


Note: Authority cited: Section 2854, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 2881, 2882 and 2883, Business and Professions Code.
1. Renumbering of Section 2556.5 filed 9-2-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 36). For prior history see Register 72, No. 21.
2. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 2-18-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 8).
3. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 4-22-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 17).
4. Amendment filed 11-16-83; effective upon filing pursuant to Government Code Section 11346.2(d) (Register 83, No. 47).
5. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 4-8-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 15).
6. Amendment of subsection (c), repealer of subsection (d), new subsections (d)-(f) and amendment of Note filed 12-29-2004; operative 1-28-2005 (Register 2004, No. 53).
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2532, 16 CA ADC § 2532
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