Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 14, April 7, 2022
Each instructor of the medication aide
course shall meet the following requirements:
(1) Be licensed to practice as an RN and have
no pending or current disciplinary actions against that individual's license;
(2) have at least two years of
clinical experience as an RN. Any pharmacist licensed in Kansas and actively
working in the pharmacy field may conduct part of the training under the
supervision of an approved instructor.
(b) When seeking approval as a medication
aide course instructor, the applicant shall submit a completed instructor
approval application to the department at least three weeks before offering an
initial course and shall have obtained approval from the secretary before the
beginning date of the initial course.
Each instructor and each course sponsor
shall ensure that the following requirements are met:
(1) A completed course approval application
form shall be submitted to the department at least three weeks before offering
any initial or subsequent medication aide course. Course approval shall be
obtained from the secretary before the beginning date of each initial or
subsequent medication aide course.
The course shall be prepared and
administered in accordance with the "Kansas certified medication aide
curriculum" and the "Kansas certified medication aide course instruction
manual," as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 26-50-12
(3) Each person shall be screened and tested
for comprehension of the written English language at an eighth-grade reading
level before enrolling in the course.
(4) The clinical instruction and skills
performance involving the administering of medications shall be under the
direct supervision of the instructor and shall be limited to clinical
experiences that are only for the purpose of learning medication administration
(5) During the clinical
instruction and skills performance, the instructor shall perform no duties
other than the provision of direct supervision to the student.
(6) A list of the name of each person who
successfully completed the course and passed the state test, along with a
nonrefundable application fee of $20.00 for each person and that person's
completed application form, shall be submitted to the department.
(d) Any instructor or course
sponsor who does not fulfill the requirements of this regulation may be subject
to withdrawal of approval to serve as an instructor or a course
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 and
65-1,121; effective, T-26-6-28-13,
June 28, 2013; effective Oct. 25,