Ala. Admin. Code r. 620-X-6-.01 - Continuing Education Programs Of Study

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(1) A program of study designed to meet the requirements and qualifications for licensure renewal of a nursing home administrator under and pursuant to the state licensing statute, and these rules and regulations shall:
(a) contain a minimum of 24 equivalent hours of academic work per year. After July 1, 2022, a limit of no more than 9 hours per year can be obtained by alternate and/or longdistance learning methods.
(b) include subject areas as determined by the Board.
(2) Upon completion of an approved program of study, the sponsor or sponsors of the program shall issue certificates of attendance or other evidence of attendance satisfactory to the Board.
(3) Nothing contained in this rule shall preclude the Board from providing for any program of study which excludes subjects which shall be in derogation of or in conflict with the teachings and practice of any recognized religious faith; provided, however, any applicant seeking to be entitled to be admitted to such program of study hereunder shall submit evidence satisfactory to the Board that he/she is in fact an adherent to such recognized religious faith.
(4) If the Board finds that programs of training and instruction conducted within the State are not sufficient in number or content to enable nursing home administrators to meet requirements established by law and these rules, it may institute and conduct or arrange with others to conduct one or more such programs, and shall make provisions for their accessibility to residents of this state. The Board may approve programs conducted within and without this state as sufficient to meet education requirements established by law and these rules. For the purpose of this paragraph, the Board shall have the authority to receive funds in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Federal Government in order for the courses to qualify for Federal financial participation.
(5) Any course of study offered by an educational institution, association, professional society, or organization for the purpose of providing continuing education for nursing home administrators shall be submitted to the Board for approval on forms provided by the Board.

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 620-X-6-.01
January 8, 1982; Filed September 30, 1982. Amended: Filed July 20, 1993; effective August 24, 1993. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 09, June 30, 2016, eff. 7/30/2016. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 01, October 29, 2021, eff. 12/13/2021.

Author: Katrina G. Magdon

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 34-20-13.

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