Continuing education hours may be obtained by participation in activities
sponsored, co-sponsored or approved by any of the below listed sources. The
licensee's certificate of attendance must document the number of clock hours of
educational content in each activity and indicate the source of education (NAB,
N.C.E.R.S, etc.) or it may not be accepted as proof of completion. Continuing
education hours must be obtained within the two (2) year biennium renewal cycle
(i.e. January 1st of Even Numbered years and December 31st of Odd Numbered
(a) Professional trade associations in
long-term care or out of State Long-Term Care Facility Administrator Licensing
institutions accredited by a regional body recognized by the Council on Post
Secondary Accreditation. The educational institution shall certify the number
of clock hours of educational content in each activity. One semester hour of
course credit shall be equivalent to fifteen (15) clock hours of continuing
education, and one (1) academic quarter hour of course credit shall be
equivalent to ten (10) clock hours of continuing education, OR,
(c) National Continuing Education Review
Services (N.C.E.R.S.) of the National Association of Long Term Care
Administrator Boards (NAB). Continuing education hours may be obtained by
participating in programs approved by N.C.E.R.S., OR,
(d) Government Agencies, Educational
Institutions and Hospitals. Continuing education hours may be obtained by
participating in "in-service" training, courses or workshops pertaining to long
term care sponsored by federal, state or local government agencies, educational
institutions and licensed hospitals.
(2) Educational hours earned from an
unapproved source shall NOT be counted toward the required continuing education
hours for any two year biennium renewal cycle.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-13-.02
Original Rule entitled "Sources" adopted. F.
Apr. 27, 1990; eff.
May 17, 1990.
Amended: F. Mar. 9,
1994; eff. Mar. 29, 1994.
Amended: F. Sept. 17,
2004; eff. Oct. 7, 2004.
Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F.
Dec. 11, 2007; eff.
Dec. 31, 2007.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Continuing Education
Sources. Amended." F. Apr. 3, 2012; eff.
Apr. 23, 2012.
Note: Correction of non-substantive
typographical error in Rule History on SOS Rules and Regulations website.
"Repealed: New Rule entitled "Continuing Education Requirements.
Amended." F. Apr. 3, 2012; eff. Apr. 23, 2012." corrected to
"Repealed: New Rule entitled "Continuing Education Sources.
Amended." F. Apr. 3, 2012; eff. Apr. 23, 2012." Effective
August 29, 2019.
Amended: F. Aug. 9,
2019; eff. Aug. 29, 2019.
Amended: F. Mar. 5,
2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.