5503-S AMS ROBI S2186.1
SSB 5503 - S AMD 194
By Senator Robinson
NOT CONSIDERED 05/17/2023
On page 2, line 27, after "(3)" insert "(a) Upon application from a nursing education program, for the purpose of requiring additional clinical training hours for students who need additional hours to reach standard competency, the commission may waive:
(i) The maximum clinical or direct patient care experience hours listed in subsection (2)(b) of this section; and
(ii) The requirements for counting the number of allowable simulation training hours under WAC 246-840-534.
(b) Any additional training hours required by a nursing education program pursuant to a waiver shall be simulation training hours.
Renumber the remaining subsections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.
EFFECT: Allows the Commission to waive the maximum training hours and simulation training limitations, upon application from a nursing education program, for students who need additional hours to reach standard competency. Requires any additional training hours by a nursing education program be simulation training hours.
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