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AB-1015 Board of Registered Nursing: workforce planning: nursing programs: clinical placements.(2021-2022)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 2717 is added to the Business and Professions Code, immediately following Section 2716, to read:

 (a) The board shall incorporate regional forecasts into its biennial analyses of the nursing workforce conducted pursuant to Section 502.
(b) The board shall develop a plan to address regional areas of shortage identified by its nursing workforce forecast. The board plan shall identify additional facilities that could offer clinical placement slots.
(c) The board shall annually collect, analyze, and report information related to the number of clinical placement slots that are available and the location of those clinical placement slots within the state, including, but not limited to, information concerning the total number of placement slots a clinical facility can accommodate and how many slots the programs that use the facility will need. The board shall place the annual report on its internet website.