Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-13-.04 - Continuing Education Requirements for Personal Care Home Administrators and Assisted Living Community Administrators

(1) Thirty (30) clock hours of continuing education are required biennially to renew a license.
(2) 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) Proxy Caregiver/Medication Management;
(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
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 "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 Repealed: F. Dec. 11, 2007; eff.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.

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