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§ 1456. Continuing Education Courses.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 14. Board of Registered Nursing
Article 5. Continuing Education
16 CCR § 1456
§ 1456. Continuing Education Courses.
The content of all courses of continuing education must be relevant to the practice of nursing and must:
(a) be related to the scientific knowledge and/or technical skills required for the practice of nursing, or
(b) be related to direct and/or indirect patient/client care.
(c) Learning experiences are expected to enhance the knowledge of the Registered Nurse at a level above that required for licensure. Courses related to the scientific knowledge for the practice of nursing include basic and advanced courses in the physical, social, and behavioral sciences, as well as advanced nursing in general or specialty areas. Content which includes the application of scientific knowledge to patient care in addition to advanced nursing courses may include courses in related areas, i.e., human sexuality; death, dying, and grief; foreign languages (conversational); therapeutic interpersonal relationship skills; pharmacology; and those related to specialty areas of nursing practice.
Courses in nursing administration, management, education, research, or other functional areas of nursing relating to indirect patient/client care would be acceptable.
Courses which deal with self-improvement, changes in attitude, financial gain, and those courses designed for lay people are not acceptable for meeting requirements for license renewal.
Note: Authority cited: Section 2715, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2811.5, Business and Professions Code.
1. Renumbering of Section 1455 to Section 1456 filed 3-2-78; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 78, No. 9).
2. Repealer and new section filed 12-18-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 51).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
16 CCR § 1456, 16 CA ADC § 1456
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