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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1743         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1025

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Robert L. Hedlund

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to nursing education faculty to student ratios.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Robert L. Hedlund

Plymouth and Norfolk


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1743        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1025

By Mr. Hedlund, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1025) of Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to faculty to student ratios in nursing education .  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to nursing education faculty to student ratios.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is amended, by insterting at the end thereof, the following new section:-

              SECTION 225. Nursing Education Clinical Requirements

              The Executive Office of Health and Human Services shall promulgate regulations relative to the guidelines for clinical education experiences in nursing, and, as part of these regulations, shall set the faculty to student ratio in the clinical setting as no more than 1:6 in all acute care settings.

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