Haw. Code R. § 16-90-7.5 - Educational requirements for admission to examination

Current through February, 2022

(a) To be admitted to take the examination for licensure, a person shall have met the following educational requirements:
(1) Successful completion of a course of study at an accredited institution of higher education and receipt of a baccalaureate degree; provided that the board shall seek the advice of the University of Hawaii, office of admissions, regarding the accreditation of the college or university that the person attended, and that the board shall approve any degree recognized by the University of Hawaii; and
(2) Successful completion of a:
(A) Regular course of study or program in an accredited institution of higher education, which course of study or program shall have been approved by the board as being adequate academic preparation for nursing home administration; or
(B) Specialized course of study in the area of administration of a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility;

which course of study shall have included the general subject areas or their equivalent described in section 16-90-23, and which course of study shall have been approved by the board as being adequate academic preparation for nursing home administration.

The board may exempt an applicant from completing the currently approved nursing home administrator's regular or specialized course mentioned in paragraph (2)(A) and (B) under the following circumstances:

(1) The board determines that the applicant's baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate formal education has imparted the knowledge and skills taught in the course; or
(2) An applicant possesses at least three years of administrative work experience in a health-related area attained within the five years prior to the date of the application.
(b) A person shall be deemed to have met the educational requirements of subsection (a)(1) and (2) if the person has been awarded a master's degree in hospital administration or a master's degree in public health in the specialized field of gerontology or in the specialized field of administration of health care facilities, including a board-approved course with a minimum credit of three semester hours in the subject area of administration of a skilled nursing facility or intermediate care facility.

Notes

Haw. Code R. § 16-90-7.5
[Eff and comp 4/4/88] (Auth: HRS § 457B-6) (Imp: §§ 457B-6, 457B-3.1)

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