335.071. 1. Any institution desiring to conduct an approved educational program of professional nursing or of practical nursing shall apply to the board and submit evidence that it is prepared to meet standards established by this law and the board.
2. The board, through its executive officer or other authorized representatives, shall initially survey a nursing education program. A written report of the survey shall be submitted to the board. If the board determines that the requirements for an accredited nursing education program are met, such program shall be approved as a nursing education program for professional or for practical nurses upon payment of a fee in an amount to be set by the board and in accord with board rules.
3. The board, through its executive officer or other authorized representatives, shall periodically survey all nursing education programs in the state. Written reports of such surveys shall be submitted to the board. If the board determines that any approved nursing education program is not maintaining the standards required by sections 335.011 to 335.096 and by the board, notice thereof in writing specifying the defect or defects shall be immediately given to the institution conducting the program. A program which fails to correct these conditions to the satisfaction of the board within a reasonable time shall, after notice and hearing, be removed from the board's listing of approved programs. All hearings shall be conducted in accordance with chapter 621.
4. All such approved programs shall pay an annual registration fee in an amount to be determined by the board.
(L. 1975 S.B. 108 § 13, A.L. 1981 S.B. 16, A.L. 1999 H.B. 343)
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