Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
Each unlicensed employee who provides
direct care to residents shall meet the following training program
(1) Successfully complete at
least a 90-hour nurse aide course approved by the secretary; and
pass the state test as specified in
Each person shall be certified and shall be listed on the Kansas nurse aide
registry upon completion of the training program requirements specified in
(1) Each nurse aide trainee I in an approved
90-hour course shall be required to successfully complete part I of the course,
including the nurse aide training and competency evaluation program task
checklist to demonstrate initial competency, before being employed as a nurse
aide trainee II. Any nurse aide trainee II may provide direct care to residents
only under the direct supervision of an RN or LPN.
(2) Nurse aide trainee II status for
employment shall be valid for only one four-month period from the beginning
date of the course.
Each nurse aide course shall meet the
(A) Consist of a
combination of didactic and clinical instruction, with at least 50 percent of
part I and at least 50 percent of part II of the curriculum provided as
prepared and administered in accordance with the "Kansas certified nurse aide
curriculum guidelines (90 hours)" and the "Kansas certified nurse aide course
(90 hour) instruction manual," as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 26-50-12
be sponsored by one of the
following, except as specified in paragraph (d)(3):
(i) An adult care home;
(ii) a long-term care unit of a hospital;
(iii) a postsecondary school
under the jurisdiction of the state board of regents.
Clinical instruction and
demonstration of the skills specified in the part I nurse aide training and
competency evaluation program task checklist shall be performed in only one or
a combination of the following settings that offer the full range of clinical
tasks and experiences as specified in the "Kansas certified nurse aide
curriculum guidelines (90 hours)":
adult care home;
(B) a long-term
care unit of a hospital; or
An adult care home shall not sponsor or
provide clinical instruction for a 90-hour nurse aide course if that adult care
home has been subject to any of the sanctions under the federal regulations for
long-term care facilities listed in
, as in effect
on May 24, 2010.
correspondence course shall be approved as a nurse aide course.
(f) Each distance-learning offering and each
computer-based educational offering of the nurse aide course shall meet the
requirements specified in subsection (d).
Kan. Admin. Regs. §
Authorized by K.S.A. 2012
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,