Educ. Code Section 61.9804
Priority for Funding
(1)provides for collaborative educational models between one or more participating hospitals and one or more participating education programs that have signed a memorandum of understanding or other written agreement under which the participants agree to comply with standards established by the board, including any standards the board may establish that:
(A)provide for program management that offers a centralized decision-making process allowing for inclusion of each entity participating in the partnership;
(B)provide for access to clinical training positions for students in graduate professional nursing and graduate medical education programs that are not participating in the partnership; and
(C)specify the details of any requirement relating to a student in a participating education program being employed after graduation in a hospital participating in the partnership, including any details relating to the employment of students who do not complete the program, are not offered a position at the hospital, or choose to pursue other employment;
(2)includes a demonstrable education model to:
(A)increase the number of students enrolled in, the number of students graduating from, and the number of faculty employed by each participating education program; and
(B)improve student or resident retention in each participating education program;
(3)indicates the availability of money to match a portion of the grant money, including matching money or in-kind services approved by the board from a hospital, private or nonprofit entity, or institution of higher education;
(4)can be replicated by other emergency and trauma care education partnerships or other graduate professional nursing or graduate medical education programs; and
(5)includes plans for sustainability of the partnership.
Section 61.9804 — Priority for Funding,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.61.htm#61.9804 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).