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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_90 > GS_90-171_42

§ 90‑171.42. Continuing education programs.

(a)        Upon request, the Board shall grant approval to continuingeducation programs upon a finding that the program offers an educationalexperience designed to enhance the practice of nursing.

(b)        If the program offers to teach nurses to perform advanceskills, the Board may grant approval for the program and the performance of theadvanced skills by those successfully completing the program when it finds thatthe nature of the procedures taught in the program and the program facilitiesand faculty are such that a nurse successfully completing the program canreasonably be expected to carry out those procedures safely and competently. (1981, c. 360, s. 1; 1991, c. 643, s. 6.)