Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-38-7 - Licensure by reciprocity

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) Each applicant for licensure by reciprocity shall submit an application on board-approved forms accompanied by the application fee for licensure by reciprocity and the license application fee specified in K.A.R. 26-38-11. Each applicant for licensure by reciprocity shall authorize the board to submit the application to the Kansas bureau of investigation for the purpose of obtaining criminal history records information to be considered by the board in its determination of the applicant's eligibility for licensing.
(b) Each applicant for licensure by reciprocity whose license was issued by another jurisdiction shall provide documentation to the board of both of the following:
(1) The applicant is favorably recommended by the state in which the applicant is licensed. To meet this requirement, the applicant shall arrange for that state to provide the board with a written affirmation that the applicant is in good standing. The applicant shall ensure that the letter of good standing is sent directly to the board from the issuing agency and shall not take possession of or tamper with the letter. For the purposes of this paragraph, "good standing," in reference to an applicant, shall mean that the individual's license has not been limited, suspended, or revoked.
(2)
(A) The licensing criteria of the license-issuing jurisdiction are substantially equivalent to the current Kansas examination, education, training, and experience requirements in K.A.R. 26-38-2 and K.A.R. 26-38-4; or
(B) the applicant has been continuously licensed during the preceding five years, during which time the applicant annually attained at least 2,080 hours of experience as an administrator of record of a licensed adult care home or a licensed long-term care unit of a hospital.
(c) Each applicant for licensure by reciprocity who has a current health services executive certification shall provide documentation to the board of both of the following:
(1) The applicant has a current health services executive certification.
(2) The applicant has not had any disciplinary action of a serious nature brought by a licensing board or agency against the candidate.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-38-7
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-3503; implementing K.S.A. 65-3503 and 65-3505; adopted by Kansas Register Volume 39, No. 38; effective 10/2/2020.

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