Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
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.
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
Ala. Admin. Code r.
January 8, 1982; Filed
September 30, 1982. Amended: Filed July 20, 1993; effective August 24,
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIV, Issue No. 09, June 30, 2016,
Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 01, October 29, 2021,
Author: Katrina G. Magdon
Code of Ala.