Haw. Code R. § 16-90-23 - Approval of programs of study

Current through February, 2022

(a) A program of study designed to train and qualify applicants for licensure as nursing home administrators, offered by any [accredited] university, school, or college accredited by a regional accreditation organization and recognized by the council on post-secondary accreditation or by the United States Department of Education, shall be deemed acceptable and approved for that purpose, provided that the program shall:
(1) Have been registered with the board; and
(2) Include the following general subject areas or their equivalents:
(A) Applicable standards of environmental health and safety;
(B) Local health and safety regulations;
(C) General administration;
(D) Psychology of patient care;
(E) Principles of medical care;
(F) Personal and social care;
(G) Therapeutic and supportive care and services to patients confined in a nursing home as defined in section 16-90-2;
(H) Departmental organization and management; and
(I) Community interrelationships[; and
(3) Meet the academic requirements of the accredited institution of higher education for awarding of academic credit; or, the program is within the jurisdiction of an academic department of an accredited institution and does not offer academic credit].
(b) Any program offered by an educational institution, [except as] not provided [under section 16-90-2 ] in subsection (a), or association, professional society, or organization [other than an accredited institution of higher education, shall] may be approved by the board, provided that the program shall:
(1) Have been registered with the board;
(2) Include the [following] same general subject areas as provided for in subsection (a) or their equivalents[:
(A) Applicable standards of environmental health and safety;
(B) Local health and safety regulations;
(C) General administration;
(D) Psychology of patient care;
(E) Principles of medical care;
(F) Personal and social care:
(G) Therapeutic and supportive care and services to patients confined in a nursing home;
(H) Departmental organization and management; and
(I) Community interrelationships]; and
(3) Together with the faculty assignments, be submitted to the board for approval no later than sixty days prior to anticipated registration of students.
(c) Upon completion of [an approved] a board-approved program of study, the sponsor or sponsors of the program shall issue a certificate of satisfactory completion or other written evidence of attendance satisfactory to the board.

Notes

Haw. Code R. § 16-90-23
[Eff 1/8/71; am 7/14/72; am 6/14/80; am and ren § 16-90-23, 7/30/81; am 8/12/82; am and comp 4/4/88] (Auth: HRS § 457B-6) (Imp: HRS § 457B-6)

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