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(1) An annual report for the current academic year must be submitted by June 1 of each year, except in the year in which the program submits a self-study report. Four copies must be submitted to the board office.

(2) The annual report must provide current data for interim evaluation by the full board. The report must include:

(a) progress during the past year toward achievement of the program's stated goals and the program's goals for the forthcoming year;

(b) progress toward board recommendations, if applicable;

(c) any changes during the last year in the following areas:

(i) qualifications or major responsibilities of the program director and/or faculty;

(ii) policies or practices used for selection, progression, and graduation of students;

(iii) practices followed in safeguarding the health and well-being of the students; and

(iv) curriculum plan, course descriptions, resources, and facilities;

(d) a summary of clinical agency contractual arrangements on a board furnished form; and

(e) a list of current faculty and identification of those faculty members on education waiver, to include:

(i) the date the board approved the waiver for each faculty member on waiver;

(ii) the date the faculty member completed the waiver requirements; and

(iii) the current number and percentage of faculty on waiver to the total full-time equivalents in the nursing program;

(f) a report of faculty members' pertinent professional development for the past year. This does not include standard agency requirements such as basic life support, blood-borne pathogens, etc.;

(g) current enrollment by course, including student to teacher ratios for clinical experiences;

(h) enrollment in the nursing program each year for the past five years;

(i) number of graduations from the nursing program each year for the past five years;

(j) a statement from the program director indicating that the nursing program's budget is sufficient to meet program needs;

(k) four current copies of the school catalog and student handbook; and

(l) current program evaluation plan with measurable goals and data to support the evaluation of attaining those goals.

History: 37-8-202, 37-8-301, MCA; IMP, 37-8-301, 37-8-302, MCA; NEW, 1991 MAR p. 2435, Eff. 12/13/91; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 1424, Eff. 5/27/94; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 418, Eff. 2/9/96; AMD, 1997 MAR p. 626, Eff. 4/8/97; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 2152, Eff. 10/26/01; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 1080, Eff. 5/23/03; TRANS, from Commerce, & AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2035, Eff. 8/25/06.

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