Practical and Registered Nurse Education Program


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By November 1 of each year, each approved program shall submit to the board an annual report comprised of an affidavit certifying continued compliance with paragraphs (1)(a)-(g), a summary description of the program’s compliance with paragraphs (1)(a)-(g), and documentation for the previous academic year that, to the extent applicable, sets forth:

  1. The number of student applications received, qualified applicants, applicants accepted, accepted applicants who enroll in the program, students enrolled in the program, and program graduates.
  2. The program’s retention rates for students tracked from program entry to graduation.
  3. The program’s accreditation status, including identification of the accrediting agency if such agency is not an accrediting agency described in s. 464.003(1).

Within 10 business days after the program ceases to be accredited, must provide written notice of the date that the program ceased to be accredited to the board, the program’s students and applicants, and each entity providing clinical training sites or community-based clinical experience sites for the program.

Submit the Annual Report for Programs in Nursing by November 1 of each year to the following address:

Florida Board of Nursing

Attn: Education Unit

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-10

Tallahassee, FL 32399

Complete a separate Annual Report for each unique NCLEX code. The annual report is due to the Florida Board of Nursing office by November 1st annually pursuant to section 464.019 (4), F.S.

Nursing education programs that are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), are no longer under the jurisdiction of the Florida Board of Nursing and are exempt from this requirement.

Florida Statutes

Section 464.019: Approval of Nursing Education Programs