(30) clock hours of continuing education are required biennially to renew a
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
Leadership Skills and Management;
(f) Ancillary Services
(l) Alzheimers and Dementia Care.
(3) Online study from a
NAB/N.C.E.R.S. approved course is allowed (see #4).
(4) No more than fifteen (15) clock hours of
the total thirty (30) clock hours may be obtained online. At least fifteen (15)
of the required thirty (30) 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.
(5) The continuing education requirement for
the first renewal of a license which was issued in even numbered years shall be
fifteen (15) 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.
(6) 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).
(7) If an individual holds more than one
license issued by this Board they are required to complete the highest number
of continuing education hours which are required to renew any one license. A
maximum of 40 clock hours total may be required.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-13-.04
Original Rule entitled "Certificate of Attendance" adopted. F.
Apr. 27, 1990; eff.
May 17, 1990.
Repealed: F. Dec. 11,
2007; eff. Dec. 31, 2007.
Adopted: New Rule entitled "Continuing Education
Requirements for Personal Care Home Administrators and Assisted Living
Community Administrators." F. Mar. 5, 2021;
eff. Mar. 25, 2021.