Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-13-.01 - Continuing Education Requirements for Nursing Home Administrators

(1) Forty (40) clock hours of continuing education are required biennially to renew a license.
(2) A minimum of six (6) of the forty (40) hours shall be on Professional Development/Integrity and/or Resident Rights.
(3) The remaining thirty-four (34) clock hours shall be in any or all of the following health care subject areas:
(a) Resident Centered Care and Quality of Life to include Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation and Investigation;
(b) Gerontology and Special Populations;
(c) Human Resources;
(d) Finance/Financial Practice/Financial Integrity;
(e) Leadership Skills and Management;
(f) Ancillary Services Management/Development;
(g) Regulatory Compliance;
(h) Quality Assurance;
(i) Emergency Preparedness training;
(j) Infection Control;
(k) Alzheimers and Dementia Care.
(4) Online study from a NAB/N.C.E.R.S. approved course is allowed (see #5).
(5) No more than twenty (20) clock hours of the total 40 clock hours may be obtained online. At least 20 clock hours must be obtained in-person or via live webinar that is instructor led with student interaction, where student participation is monitored and verified.
(6) The continuing education requirement for the first renewal of a license which was issued in even numbered years shall be twenty (20) hours in any combination of the categories set out above. Licensees obtaining licensure in odd numbered years shall not be required to obtain any continuing education hours prior to the first renewal cycle. The passing of the qualifying national examination at any time during the biennium shall be equal to twenty (20) hours of continuing education.
(7) Continuing education hours must be obtained within the two year biennium renewal cycle (i.e. January 1st of Even Numbered years and December 31st of Odd Numbered years).


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-13-.01
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-24, 43-1-25, 43-27-4, 43-27-5, 43-27-6, 43-27-8.
Original Rule entitled "Requirements" adopted. F. Apr. 27, 1990; eff. May 17, 1990. Amended: F. Jul. 30, 1992; eff. Aug. 19, 1992. Amended: F. Feb. 26, 1993; eff. Mar. 18, 1993. Amended: F. Mar. 9, 1994; eff. Mar. 29, 1994. Amended: F. Jun. 10, 1994; eff. Jun. 30, 1994. Amended: F. Sept. 25, 1995; eff. Oct. 15, 1995. Amended: Oct. 20, 1995; eff. Nov. 9, 1995. Amended: F. Aug. 21, 1996; eff. Sept. 11, 1996. Amended: F. Jan. 9, 1997; eff Jan. 29, 1997. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Jan. 6, 2004; eff. Jan. 26, 2004. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Dec. 11, 2007; eff. Dec. 31, 2007. Amended: F. Aug. 7, 2009; eff. Aug. 27, 2009. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Continuing Education Requirements. Amended." adopted. F. Apr. 3, 2012; eff. Apr. 23, 2012. Amended: F. Jul. 2, 2013; eff. July 22, 2013. Amended: F. Aug. 9, 2019; eff. Aug. 29, 2019. Amended: New title "Continuing Education Requirements for Nursing Home Administrators." F. Mar. 5, 2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.

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