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OH Board of Nursing final rule effective 2/1/2014: Amendments to Nursing Education and Continuing Education

Issue: Professional Board Requirements
Subissue: Nursing
First Reported: 07/24/2013
Date Updated: 01/22/2014
Contact: Holly Fischer (614) 466-3947
Citation: 4723-5-06, 4723-14
Upcoming Action: Nothing Scheduled

Status: Final
Regulation ID: OH23646

Service Type: Regulatory Forecasting

Rule Summary: 

The Board adopted rule amendments to nursing program requirements and continuing education. The amendments will extend the 30-day review time period for nursing programs to 45 days. The amendments also provide administrative changes to the continuing education requirements to align them with changes made by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

Notice of the final effective rules:

Notice of revised rules: (4723-5-12 Program policies)

Notice of the proposed amendments:

A copy of the agenda for the 7/25/2013 - 7/26/2013 meeting:

Rule Development: 

Notice of the final effective rule was published in the Ohio Register. The rules are effective 2/1/2014.

The Board met 7/25/2013 - 7/26/2013. The agenda is available above. The Board discussed the draft amendments at the meeting. The Board reviewed  any comments received during the meeting. Once the Board adopted the draft amendments, the amendments were published in the Ohio Register as proposed rules. The Board released notice of the proposed amendments. The Board released notice of the revised amendments. Staff will hold a public hearing 11/20/2013. Comments were due 11/20/2013. Staff reviewed any comments received and will make changes to the proposed rules if necessary. Once adopted by the Department, the final rules were filed with the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) for review. JCARR is a legislative committee. If JCARR’s jurisdiction ends without the Committee recommending that the proposed rules be invalidated, the proposed rules will be considered approved and the department can final file the rules. The final rules will go into effect 10 days after final filing.

Source: Ohio Register

Event Date   —   11/20/2013

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Event Description: Public Hearing

Event Date   —   11/20/2013

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Event Description: Comments Due