(1) All nursing faculty, including part-time, shall hold at least a baccalaureate or master's degree in nursing from a nationally accredited program supplemented by courses in curriculum development, principles and methods of teaching, and measurement and evaluation.
(2) Faculty members shall:
(a) have at least two years experience in nursing practice; and
(b) hold a current unencumbered license to practice professional nursing in the state of Montana.
(3) When providing direct patient care, no more than ten students may be supervised at a time by a faculty member. The number of students must be determined by the educational and clinical resources and faculty sufficient to meet the goals of the program and the requirements of the board, including ARM 24.159.666, pertaining to the use of CRRNs.
(4) A maximum of ten percent or two faculty members, whichever is greater based on full-time equivalents, may qualify under an exception at any point in time at a given school.