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.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
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
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.