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A07767 Summary:

COSPNSRMcDonald, Santabarbara, Lunsford
Add Art 130 Subart 5 §6518, Ed L
Allows for at least one-third of required clinical training and competency to be completed through simulation experience for professions that require supervised clinical training, clinical education or clinical continuing competency.
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A07767 Actions:

05/21/2021referred to higher education
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A07767 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      May 21, 2021
        Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Higher Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to allowing for a certain
          amount of required clinical training and competency  to  be  completed
          through simulation experience

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Article 130 of the education law, as added by  chapter  987
     2  of  the laws of 1971, is amended by adding a new subarticle 5 to read as
     3  follows:
     4               Subarticle 5. Clinical training and competency.
     5  Section 6518. Clinical training and competency.
     6    § 6518. Clinical training and competency.  Notwithstanding  any  other
     7  law,  rule  or  regulation  to the contrary, for those professions under
     8  this title that require a supervised clinical training, clinical  educa-
     9  tion  or  clinical continuing competency component, or the equivalent as
    10  determined by the department, for initial licensure or license  renewal,
    11  the  commissioner  shall  be  authorized to permit at least one-third of
    12  such clinical training to  be  obtained  through  simulation  experience
    13  acceptable to the department and pursuant to regulation. Nothing in this
    14  section  shall  prohibit  the department from allowing an institution of
    15  post-secondary education to  provide  greater  than  one-third  of  such
    16  training through simulation experience upon application by that institu-
    17  tion in such form as the department shall require.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    19  it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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