As used in this Rule:
(a) "AIT" means "administrator in training"
as used in Chapter 393-4 of the Board Rules.
(b) "Long-Term Care Facility Administrator"
means a person licensed to practice as a nursing home administrator, personal
care home administrator, or assisted living community administrator under the
provisions of O.C.G.A. Chapter 27 of Title 43.
(c) "Military" means the United States armed
forces, including the National Guard.
(d) "Military spouse" means the spouse of a
service member or transitioning service member.
(e) "Service member" means an active or
reserve member of the United States armed forces, including the National
(f) "Transitioning service
member" means a member of the military on active duty status or on separation
leave who is within 24 months of retirement or 12 months of
by reciprocity. A service member, transitioning service member, or military
spouse may qualify for a license by reciprocity where the applicant:
(a) holds a license in good standing from
another state for which the training, experience, and testing substantially
meet or exceed the requirements to obtain a license as a Long-Term Care
Facility Administrator in Georgia; and
(b) has submitted to the Board a verification
of licensure from the appropriate licensing agency of another state showing
that the applicant's active license is in good standing in that state;
(c) has submitted documentation
satisfactory to the Board which verifies the applicant's status as a service
member, transition service member, or military spouse as defined in O.C.G.A.
(d) has submitted a completed
application for licensure by reciprocity on a form approved by the Board, has
paid the required fee, and has requested licensure by
training and experience. In connection with an application for licensure, an
applicant who is a service member, transitioning service member, or military
spouse may submit documentation reflecting the applicant's training and
experience obtained while the applicant, or the applicant's spouse, was in the
military as provided by O.C.G.A. §
To satisfy the requirements for licensure in Georgia, such military training
and experience shall:
(a) substantially meet
or exceed the training and experience requirements for licensure as provided in
the Board's rules and statute; and
(b) have been obtained in an appropriately
certified, registered, or licensed nursing home facility under the supervision
of a licensed nursing home administrator; and
(c) be documented to the satisfaction of the
Board for the purposes of licensure.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-9-.03
Original Rule entitled "Military Spouses and Veterans Licensure by
Reciprocity" adopted. F. May 31, 2017;
eff. June 20, 2017.
Amended: F. Mar. 5,
2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.