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Board Meeting April 11, 2013


The report from the President included information on the National Council of State Board of Nursing Midyear Meeting in March; board members will be attending the NCSBN Long-Term Care Conference; the Board Officer Nomination Committee was named for the elections that will be held at the June 2013 Board Meeting and reported that the Boards and Commissions office has indicated that the 2012 Board appointments should be received soon.


The Report of the Financial Officer was presented. The report was accepted.


The Report of the Executive Director was presented and included information on administrative staff; House Bill 217 requires changes to the Board’s administrative regulation on prescribing standards for controlled substances; 2013 Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators (NLCA) Meeting; 2013 NCSBN Meeting; legal update; Administrative Regulation Information; License, Registration and Credential Statistical Reports; Kentucky Alternative Recovery Effort (KARE) Statistics; Investigation & Discipline Section Report; Sexual Assault Offender Registry; and a Report on Approved Agreed Orders, Consent Decrees, Removal from Probation; revised 2013 meeting calendar and proposed 2014 meeting dates; update on meetings with COT regarding plan and implementation of Information Technology services and announced Sharon Mercer as the 2013 Nurse Excellence Award recipient. Laura Wagner and Eric Velazquez gave a

presentation on the website reconfiguration. The report was accepted.

Approved a motion unanimously that proposed changes be made to the submitted amendment to 201 KAR 20:057.


ATA College, Practical Nursing Program, Louisville

 Accepted the initial report from the Practical Nursing Program.

 Directed the approval status of the Practical Nursing Program remain Conditional.

ITT Technical College, Associate Degree Program, Lexington

Accepted the Proposal for the development of an Associate Degree Nursing program.

Directed the proposed Associate Degree program be granted developmental approval status for an admission class no earlier than September 2013, with nursing classes not to start until the quarter beginning December 2013.

Directed that since they do not meet the requirements, students may not start classes until a representative from the Board returns for a site visit and all requirements are met.


Approved a motion unanimously that proposed changes be made to paragraphs 4 and 5 in the recommendations presented to the Board.

Proposed 2013 Programs of Nursing Approval Status

Directed the following nursing programs be moved to Full approval status:

Big Sandy C&TC Associate Prestonsburg

Somerset Community College Associate London

Directed the following nursing program be retained on Developmental approval status pending admission of the first class:

Union College Baccalaureate Barbourville

Directed that the following nursing programs be retained on Initial approval status pending graduating of first class and/or a site visit from a Board representative. Board

Members Patricia Birchfield, Eastern Kentucky University, Doctoral program and Jimmy Isenberg, Southcentral C&TC, Bowling Green, Associate program recused themselves from discussion and voting on their respective school.

Lindsey Wilson College Baccalaureate Columbia

ITT Technical Institute Associate Louisville

Southcentral KY C&TC Associate Bowling Green

Bellarmine University Doctoral Louisville

Eastern Kentucky University Doctoral Richmond

Murray State University Doctoral Murray

Northern Kentucky University Doctoral Highland Hgts.

Western Kentucky University Doctoral Bowling Green

Directed the following programs remain on Conditional approval:

Maysville C&TC-Licking Valley Associate Cynthiana

ATA College Practical Louisville

Directed the following program be moved to Probational approval status:

Berea College Baccalaureate Berea

Directed that the following programs will no longer be admitting and placed on an inactive program list. Jimmy Isenberg recused himself from discussion and voting.

Big Sandy C&TC Practical Paintsville

Bowling Green Technical College Practical Bowling Green


Board Members recused themselves from discussion and voting for their respective schools as follows:

Patricia Birchfield Eastern Kentucky University Masters, Baccalaureate and


Christe Coe Spalding University Masters and Baccalaureate

Gail Wise Kentucky Christian University Baccalaureate

Susan Mudd Elizabethtown C&TC Associate and Practical

Sonia Rudolph Jefferson C&TC, Louisville Associate

Jimmy Isenberg Southcentral C&TC, Bowling Green Associate and Practical Southcentral C&TC, Glasgow Practical

Frontier Nursing University Doctoral Hyden

University of Kentucky Doctoral Lexington

Bellarmine University Masters Louisville

Eastern Kentucky University Masters Richmond

Frontier Nursing University Masters Hyden

Indiana Wesleyan University Masters Richmond

Murray State University Masters Murray

Northern Kentucky University Masters Highland Heights

Spalding University Masters Louisville

University of Kentucky Masters Lexington

University of Louisville Masters Louisville

Western Kentucky University Masters Bowling Green

Bellarmine University Baccalaureate Louisville

Eastern Kentucky University Baccalaureate Richmond

Kentucky Christian University Baccalaureate Grayson

Morehead State University Baccalaureate Morehead

Murray State University Baccalaureate Murray

Northern Kentucky University Baccalaureate Highland Heights

Spalding University Baccalaureate Louisville

University of Kentucky Baccalaureate Lexington

University of Louisville Baccalaureate Louisville

Western Kentucky University Baccalaureate Bowling Green

Bluegrass C&TC Associate Lexington

Bluegrass C&TC Associate Lawrenceburg

Campbellsville University Associate Campbellsville

Eastern Kentucky University Associate Richmond

Elizabethtown C&TC Associate Elizabethtown

Galen College of Nursing Associate Louisville

Gateway C&TC Associate Edgewood

Hazard C&TC-Lees Campus Associate Jackson

Henderson Community College Associate Henderson

Hopkinsville Community College Associate Hopkinsville

Jefferson C&TC Associate Louisville

Kentucky State University Associate Frankfort

Lincoln Memorial University Associate Corbin

Madisonville Community College Associate Madisonville

Maysville C&TC Associate Maysville

Midway College Associate Midway


Morehead State University Associate Mt. Sterling

Owensboro C&TC Associate Owensboro

Somerset Community College Associate Somerset

Southcentral KY C&TC Associate Bowling Green

Southeast Kentucky C&TC Associate Cumberland

Spencerian College Associate Louisville

University of Pikeville Associate Pikeville

West Kentucky C&TC Associate Paducah

Western Kentucky University Associate Bowling Green

Western Kentucky University Associate Glasgow

Beckfield College Practical Florence

Bluegrass C&TC Practical Danville

Bluegrass C&TC-Leestown Practical Lexington

Brown Mackie College Practical Louisville

Elizabethtown C&TC Practical Elizabethtown

Galen College of Nursing Practical Louisville

Gateway C&TC Practical Edgewood

Hazard C&TC Practical Hazard

Henderson Community College Practical Henderson

Hopkinsville Community College Practical Hopkinsville

Jefferson C&TC-Carrollton Practical Carrollton

Maysville C&TC-Rowan Practical Morehead

Maysville C&TC Practical Maysville

Maysville C&TC-Licking Valley Practical Cynthiana

Maysville C&TC-Montgomery Practical Mt. Sterling

Owensboro C&TC Practical Owensboro

Somerset Community College Practical Somerset

Somerset Community College-Clinton Practical Albany

Somerset Community College-Laurel Practical London

Southcentral KY C&TC Practical Glasgow

Southcentral KY C&TC Practical Bowling Green

Spencerian College Practical Louisville

West Kentucky C&TC Practical Murray

West Kentucky C&TC Practical Paducah

Directed that by a motion unanimously accepted the amendments made to the recommendation presented to the Board the following programs of nursing shall be retained on Full approval status and shall submit a self-study report that evaluates factors that contributed to annual pass rate of less than 85% for first-time testers on NCLEX examination. Sonia Rudolph recused herself from discussion and voting for

Jefferson C&TC, Louisville and Shelbyville, Practical program.

Thomas More College Baccalaureate Crestview Hills

Ashland C&TC Associate Ashland

Beckfield College Associate Florence

Daymar College Associate Owensboro

National College Associate Pikeville

St. Catharine College Associate St. Catharine

Brown Mackie College-Northern KY Practical Ft. Mitchell

Jefferson C&TC Practical Louisville


Lincoln College of Technology Practical Florence Directed that by a motion unanimously accepted the amendments made to the

recommendation presented to the Board that the following program of nursing shall be moved to Conditional approval status and shall submit a self-study report that evaluates factors that contributed to annual pass rate of less than 85% for first-time testers on NCLEX examination:

University of Louisville Baccalaureate Owensboro

Directed the following programs be moved to Conditional approval status as a result of two or more consecutive years of NCLEX pass rates of <85% for first time testers.

Hazard C&TC Associate Hazard

Southeast KY C&TC Associate Pineville


Advisory Opinion Statement #18, “Employment of Nursing Students as Nursing

Personnel Using Either an Academic or a ‘Nurse Extern’ Service Model” will go back to the May Practice Committee Meeting for further review.

The regulation to repeal 201 KAR 20:235 “The prevention of transmission of HIV and HVB by nurses” has been withdrawn.


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 No recommendations. GOVERNANCE PANEL

Approved the amendments to 201 KAR 20:070 and 110.


Approved the KBN Centennial Celebration be held Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at the Delphi Center in Louisville. A conference followed by a reception and dinner will be held. The Board Members will be informed as the details become available.

Approved the annual retreat will be held on Thursday, August 22nd and Friday, August 23rd, at the Delphi Center in Louisville.


No report.


Approved one (1) Proposed Decisions, as written, and received reports on the approval of fifteen (15) Agreed Orders, thirty-nine (39) Consent Decrees, and one (1) Removal of Licenses from Probation.




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