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§ 1454. Approved Providers.

16 CA ADC § 1454Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 14. Board of Registered Nursing
Article 5. Continuing Education
16 CCR § 1454
§ 1454. Approved Providers.
(a) For the purpose of this Article, the title “approved provider” can only be used when an individual, partnership, corporation, association, organization, organized health care system, educational institution or governmental agency, having committed no act which would lead to disciplinary action pursuant to Section 1459.1, has submitted a provider application on forms supplied by the Board, remitted the appropriate fee and has been issued a provider number.
(b) An individual, partnership, corporation, association, organized health care system, governmental agency, educational institution and other organizations may be issued only one provider number; provided, however, that any autonomous entity within such organization may be issued one provider number.
(c) An approved provider shall have a written and published policy, available on request, which provides information on:
(1) refunds in cases of non-attendance
(2) time period for return of fees
(3) notification if course is cancelled.
(d) The approved provider is required to accept full responsibility for each and every course, including, but not limited to recordkeeping, advertising course content as related to Board standards, issuance of certificates and instructor qualifications. When two or more providers co-sponsor a course, only one provider number shall be used for that course and that provider must assume full responsibility for recordkeeping, advertising course content as related to Board standards, issuance of certificates and instructor(s') qualifications.
(e) Providers may not grant partial credit for continuing education.
(f) Approved providers shall keep the following records for a period of four years in one location within the State of California, or in a place approved by the Board:
(1) course outlines of each course given
(2) record of time and places each course given
(3) course instructor vitaes or resumes
(4) name and license number of registered nurses taking any approved course and a record of any certificate issued to them.
(g) Approved providers must notify the Board, within thirty (30) days, of any changes in organizational structure of a provider and/or the person(s) responsible for the provider's continuing education course(s), including name and address changes.
(h) Provider approval is non-transferable.
(i) The Board shall audit records, courses, instructors and related activities of a provider.


Note: Authority cited: Section 2715, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 2811.5, Business and Professions Code.
1. Repealer and new section filed 12-18-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 51).
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 2-1-96; operative 3-2-96 (Register 96, No. 5).
This database is current through 4/5/24 Register 2024, No. 14.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 1454, 16 CA ADC § 1454
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