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74-32,134. Same; applications; recipient obligations; agreements. (a) An applicant for a scholarship under the advanced practice registered nurse service scholarship program shall provide to the executive officer, on forms supplied by the executive officer, the following information:

(1) The name and address of the applicant;

(2) the name and address of the educational and training program for advanced practice registered nurses in which the applicant is enrolled or to which the applicant has been admitted; and

(3) any additional information which may be required by the executive officer.

(b) As a condition to awarding a scholarship under this act, the executive officer and the applicant for a scholarship shall enter into an agreement which shall require that the scholarship recipient:

(1) Engage as a full-time student in and complete the required course of instruction leading to the licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse;

(2) within six months after graduation from the educational and training program for advanced practice registered nurses, commence full-time practice as an advanced practice registered nurse, or commence the equivalent to full-time practice, or commence part-time practice as an advanced practice registered nurse, in a rural area or a medically underserved area, continue such practice for the total amount of time required under the agreement, and comply with such other terms and conditions as may be specified by the agreement;

(3) commence full-time practice, or the equivalent to full-time practice, as an advanced practice registered nurse in a rural area or medically underserved area and continue such full-time practice, or the equivalent to full-time practice, in a rural area or medically underserved area for the total amount of time required under the agreement, which shall be for a period of not less than the length of the course of instruction for which the scholarship assistance was provided, or commence part-time practice in a rural area or medically underserved area and continue such part-time practice in a rural area or medically underserved area for the total amount of time required under the agreement, which shall be for a period of time that is equivalent to full time, as determined by the state board of regents, multiplied by the length of the course of instruction for which the scholarship assistance was provided;

(4) maintain records and make reports to the executive officer as may be required by the executive officer to document the satisfaction of the obligation under this act; and

(5) upon failure to satisfy an agreement to engage in full-time practice as an advanced practice registered nurse, or the equivalent to full-time practice, or in part-time practice, in a rural area or medically underserved area for the required period of time under any such agreement, repay to the state amounts as provided in K.S.A. 74-32,135, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1993, ch. 48, § 4; L. 2001, ch. 151, § 44; L. 2011, ch. 114, § 74; Jan. 1, 2012.



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