(1) A clinical resource registered nurse (CRRN) is an RN with an unencumbered Montana nursing license who provides supervision, demonstration, and evaluation of direct patient care in a clinical or laboratory setting to students enrolled in a nursing education program.
(2) The maximum number of nursing students a CRRN may work with at any one time is ten.
(3) Although a CRRN is not considered to be a faculty member of a program, a CRRN may be used by the program to maintain a ten-to-one student-to-instructor supervision ratio in a clinical or laboratory setting.
(4) When using CRRNs, faculty members remain responsible for:
(a) ensuring safe, accessible, and appropriate supervision based on client health status, care setting, course objectives, and student level of preparation; and
(b) the lecture and laboratory portions of a course.