Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-50-10 - Definitions

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

Each of the following terms, as used in this article, shall have the meaning specified in this regulation:

(a) "Clinical instruction" shall mean training in which the trainee demonstrates knowledge and skills while performing tasks on a person under the direct supervision of the instructor.
(b) "Course supervisor" shall mean an individual who has been approved by the secretary to provide general supervision of the nurse aide training course.
(c) "Direct care" shall mean assistance provided to perform activities of daily living.
(d) "Direct supervision" shall mean that a supervisor or an instructor is on the facility premises and is readily accessible for one-on-one consultation, instruction, and assistance, as needed.
(e) "Eligible for employment," when describing a certified nurse aide, shall mean that the certified nurse aide meets the following criteria:
(1) Was employed to perform nursing or nursing-related services for at least eight hours in the preceding 24 months;
(2) has no record of medicare or medicaid fraud;
(3) has no record of abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and
(4) is not prohibited from employment based upon criminal convictions pursuant to K.S.A. 39-970, and amendments thereto.
(f) "General supervision" shall mean a course supervisor's provision of the necessary guidance and maintenance of ultimate responsibility for a nurse aide training course in accordance with the standards established by the department in the "Kansas certified nurse aide curriculum guidelines (90 hours)" and the "Kansas certified nurse aide course (90 hour) instruction manual," which are adopted by reference in K.A.R. 26-50-12.
(g) "Instructor" shall mean either of the following:
(1) An individual who has been approved by the nurse aide course supervisor to teach the nurse aide training course; or
(2) an individual who has been approved by the secretary to teach the home health aide or medication aide training courses.
(h) "Licensed nursing experience" shall mean experience as an RN or LPN.
(i) "Nurse aide trainee I" shall mean a nurse aide trainee who is in the process of completing part I of a 90-hour nurse aide course as specified in K.A.R. 26-50-20.
(j) "Nurse aide trainee II" shall mean a nurse aide trainee who has successfully completed part I of a 90-hour nurse aide course specified in K.A.R. 26-50-20 or whose training has been determined equivalent as specified in K.A.R. 26-50-26.
(k) "Qualified intellectual disability professional" shall mean an individual who meets the requirement specified in 42 C.F.R. 483.430(a), as revised on July 16, 2012 and hereby adopted by reference.
(l) "Simulated laboratory" shall mean an enclosed area that is in a school, institution, adult care home, or other facility and that is similar to a resident's room in an adult care home. A simulated laboratory may serve as a setting for nurse aide trainees to practice basic nurse aide skills with the instructor and to demonstrate basic nurse aide skills for competency evaluation.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-50-10
Authorized by K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 39-925, 39-936, 39-1901, and 39-1908; implementing K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 39-936 and 39-1908; effective, T-26-6-28-13, June 28, 2013; effective Oct. 25, 2013.

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