(A) Grant funds shall be used solely for purposes of increasing enrollment capacity in nurse education programs.
(B) Grant funds may be used to hire or contract with:
(1) Prelicensure nurse education program faculty and instructional personnel whose role will be the active supervision of one or more nursing students in a clinical setting; or
(2) Faculty or instructional personnel engaged in training and preparing graduate level nurses to serve as nurse educators in Ohio nurse education programs.
(C) Grant funds may be used for the lease or purchase of equipment only when it can be demonstrated that the equipment will be directly related to an increase in enrollment capacity at a nurse education program and only when the equipment will be leased or owned by the applicant nurse education program.
(D) Grant funds may be used as matching funds for other funding sources if both of the following are satisfied:
(1) Use of the funds from the other funding sources is consistent with the goal of the nurse education grant program of increasing the enrollment capacity in the nurse education program; and
(2) All grant requirements continue to be met.
Prior History: (Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.063
Rule Amplifies: 4723.063
Prior Effective Dates: 02/01/2005, 02/01/2010)