- An out of state program in good standing in their home state that wishes to provide didactic or clinical instruction in Arizona must apply for approval in the state of Arizona, if providing clinical instruction in Arizona. At least one member of faculty must be physically present in Arizona when providing clinical instruction in Arizona.
- Didactic instruction via distance education must be compatible with the curriculum plan, and allow the student to meet the goals, competencies and objectives of the program and the standards of the Board. Didactic faculty must be licensed in the home state with privilege to practice in Arizona (compact license) or be licensed both in the home state and Arizona. Arizona has a proposed rule making that requires an Arizona or compact license for all faculty teaching students residing in Arizona. Anticipated effective data is 9/30/15.
- Distance programs must provide supervised clinical and laboratory experiences. Clinical supervising faculty must be licensed in the location of clinical activity.
- Programs wishing to provide clinical experiences in Arizona must apply for approval by submitting the following:
- A self-study describing the program's compliance with the Board's standards for organization, administration, resources, facilities, services, records, faculty and administrator qualifications, policies and curriculum.
- A statement of the number and type of planned clinical placements, and copies of contracts and commitments with the planned clinical facilities.
- Names and qualifications of Arizona-licensed and physically present supervising faculty.
- Verification of the program's good standing in the home state.
Licensure: Clinical and didactic faculty must be licensed in Arizona.
Source: Rules of the State Board of Nursing, Title 4, Chapter 19, Article 2
View Arizona's Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules.