senate Bill S1381A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the board of regents and the state education department to develop a model for improved articulation of the education program for career mobility

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2014 print number 1381a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S1381 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6075A
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S321, A1043
2009-2010: S4119A, A3190A

S1381 - Summary

Authorizes and directs the board of regents and the state education department to conduct a comprehensive study of nursing education programs across the state and develop a model for improved articulation of the education program for career mobility from one classification to another in the field of nursing; enacts the "Development of Model for Articulation and Career Mobility Act".

S1381 - Sponsor Memo

S1381 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1381

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, ADAMS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT directing the board of regents and the state education department
  to investigate the scope of nursing education programs and develop   a
  model  for  improved  articulation of the education program for career
  mobility from one classification to another

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "development of model for articulation and career mobility act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and intent. The  legislature  hereby  recog-
nizes  the  need  to increase the pool of available nursing resources to
meet the increased demands on the health care delivery system. The  more
complex  nature  of  illnesses, constraints on reimbursement, pressuring
accelerated treatment and earlier patient discharge,  the  explosion  of
technology,  and  requirements for intense monitoring for quality assur-
ance, may be diverting nurses  from  the  bedside  into  early  burnout,
retirement  or  employment  elsewhere.  The  state's  nursing  education
program, encompassing nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses  and
licensed  (registered)  nurses  should  be better articulated for career
mobility in order to make the  nursing  profession  more  attractive  to
individuals  and  for  recruiting  and retaining qualified nurses in the
health care delivery system.
  S 3. The board of regents  and  the  state  education  department,  in
consultation  with    the  department  of  health and leaders in nursing
education, shall:
  (1) investigate current education programs for nurses in all settings,
such as high schools, vocational-technical schools, community  colleges,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04138-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S1381A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6075A
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S321, A1043
2009-2010: S4119A, A3190A

S1381A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the board of regents and the state education department to conduct a comprehensive study of nursing education programs across the state and develop a model for improved articulation of the education program for career mobility from one classification to another in the field of nursing; enacts the "Development of Model for Articulation and Career Mobility Act".

S1381A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1381A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1381--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Higher Education -- recommitted to the Committee on  Higher  Educa-
  tion in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT directing the board of regents and the state education department
  to investigate the scope of nursing education programs and develop   a
  model  for  improved  articulation of the education program for career
  mobility from one classification to another

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "development of model for articulation and career mobility act".
  S 2. Legislative findings and intent. The  legislature  hereby  recog-
nizes  the  need  to increase the pool of available nursing resources to
meet the increased demands on the health care delivery system. The  more
complex  nature  of  illnesses, constraints on reimbursement, pressuring
accelerated treatment and earlier patient discharge,  the  explosion  of
technology,  and  requirements for intense monitoring for quality assur-
ance, may be diverting nurses  from  the  bedside  into  early  burnout,
retirement  or  employment  elsewhere.  The  state's  nursing  education
program, encompassing nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses  and
licensed  (registered)  nurses  should  be better articulated for career
mobility in order to make the  nursing  profession  more  attractive  to
individuals  and  for  recruiting  and retaining qualified nurses in the
health care delivery system.
  S 3. The board of regents  and  the  state  education  department,  in
consultation  with    the  department  of  health and leaders in nursing
education, shall:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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