Licensed practical nurse/nontraditional registered nurse program — Obtaining required clinical experience.
A licensed practical nurse with an active license who has completed the coursework of a nontraditional registered nurse program approved by the commission can obtain the required clinical experience when: (1) The experience is obtained under the immediate supervision of a registered nurse who agrees to act as the preceptor with the understanding that the licensed practical nurse is practicing under the preceptor's registered nurse license. The preceptor must have an unrestricted license with at least two years of clinical practice in the same type of practice setting where the preceptorship will occur; and (2) the experience is obtained within six months of completion of the approved nontraditional program.
[2004 c 262 § 7.]
| Findings -- 2004 c 262: See note following RCW 18.06.050.|