Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
Each of the following terms, as used in this article of the
department's regulations, shall have the meaning specified in this
(a) "Accredited college or
university" means a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting
body recognized by the council on postsecondary accreditation or by the
secretary of the U.S. department of education.
(b) "Administrator of record" means the
licensed adult care home administrator on record with the Kansas department for
aging and disability services as the administrator of the facility in which a
trainee completes a practicum.
"Clock-hour" means at least 50 minutes of direct instruction, exclusive of
registration, breaks, and meals.
(d) "Continuing education" means a formally
organized learning experience that has education as its explicit, principal
intent and that is oriented toward the enhancement of adult care home
administration values, skills, knowledge, and ethics.
(e) "Core of knowledge" means the educational
training content for the field of adult care home administration, as
established in section 252.20 (b)(2) and (i), excluding the phrase "as
recommendations for appropriate use by State agencies and boards," published at
37 fed. reg. 6451-6452 (1972) and hereby adopted by reference.
(f) "Direct supervision" means the process by
which an on-site preceptor directs and monitors the day-to-day activities of a
trainee to ensure that these activities are performed without risk or harm to
action" means any final action taken by the board, or by a board or agency in
another jurisdiction that is responsible for licensing adult care home
administrators, that affects or relates to professional licensing.
(h) "Domains of practice" means the
knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in table 1, "domains of nursing home
administrator practice," on page 4 and outlined in exhibit 1 on pages 7 through
13 of the "summary report of the job analysis of nursing home administrators,"
prepared for the national association of boards of examiners of long term care
administrators and by the professional examination service, department of
research and development, dated November 2007, and hereby adopted by reference.
(i) "Good character" means the
moral standards and fitness that are required in an applicant for a license as
an adult care home administrator. This term shall include good judgment,
integrity, honesty, fairness, credibility, reliability, respect for others,
respect for the laws of the state and nation, self-discipline, self-evaluation,
initiative, and commitment to the profession of adult care home administration
and its values and ethics.
"Licensure period" means the period of time between the date on which a license
is issued and the date it expires. All licenses shall expire biennially on June
30. Each license shall be valid for a period of not less than 12 months and not
more than 24 months.
"Preceptor" means a person who meets the following qualifications:
(1) Holds a current license in Kansas as an
adult care home administrator that is not under suspension or limited;
(2) within the preceding five
years, has had either three years of full-time experience or a total of 5,000
hours of experience as a licensed adult care home administrator of a nursing
facility, a nursing facility for mental health, or an intermediate care
facility for people with intellectual disability. This experience shall have
consisted of direct responsibility for, or active assistance and advising on,
the general administration of the facility, including responsibility for
planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the operation of the facility.
"Relative" means an
individual's family member or a member of an individual's household. For the
purposes of this definition, "a member of an individual's household" shall mean
any person sharing the individual's place of residence, and "family member"
shall mean any of the following:
(1) A spouse,
parent, child, or sibling;
sibling as denoted by the prefix "half";
(3) a parent, child, or sibling as denoted by
the prefix "step";
(4) a foster
(5) an uncle, an aunt, a
nephew, or a niece;
(6) any parent
or child of a preceding or subsequent generation as denoted by the prefix
"grand" or "great-"; or
parent, child, or sibling related by marriage as denoted by the suffix
"Sponsorship" means an approved, long-term provision of programs for the
purpose of fulfilling the continuing education requirements for license renewal
means an individual who has enrolled in a long-term care administration
practicum conducted by an accredited college or university or an equivalent
educational training program.