Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-50-34 - Medication aide; state test; registry

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

(a) The state test for medication aides shall be administered by the secretary or the secretary's designee and in accordance with the "Kansas certified medication aide course instruction manual," as adopted by reference in K.A.R. 26-50-12.
(b) The state test for medication aides shall consist of 85 multiple-choice questions. A score of at least 65 correct answers shall constitute a passing score.
(c)
(1) Only persons who have met the requirements in K.A.R. 26-50-30 (a)(1), (2), and (4) and in K.A.R. 26-50-36 shall be eligible to take the state test for medication aides.
(2) Each person who has completed the medication aide course as specified in K.A.R. 26-50-30 shall have no more than two attempts within 12 months after the beginning date of the course to pass the state test for medication aides. If the person does not pass the test within this 12-month period, the person shall retake the medication aide course. Each time the person successfully completes the course, the person shall have two attempts to pass the state test within 12 months after the beginning date of the course. The number of times a person may retake the course shall be unlimited.
(3) Each person who is listed on the Kansas nurse aide registry with no current or pending prohibitions and whose training has been deemed equivalent to the Kansas medication aide course shall have no more than one attempt to pass the state test within 12 months after the beginning date of the equivalency approval. If the person does not pass the state test within this 12-month period, the person shall be required to take the state medication aide course.
(d) Each person whose second language is English shall be allowed to use a bilingual dictionary while taking the state test. Limited English proficiency shall not constitute a disability with regard to accommodation. An extended testing period of up to 90 minutes may be offered to persons with limited English proficiency.
(e) Each person shall be identified on the Kansas nurse aide registry as a certified medication aide after the department has received the following:
(1) A list of the name of each person who successfully completed the course;
(2) each person's application; and
(3) each person's nonrefundable fee of $20.00.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-50-34
Authorized by K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 39-925, 39-936, 39-1901, and 39-1908; implementing K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 39-925, 39-936, and 39-1908 and K.S.A. 65-1,120 and 65-1,121; effective, T-26-6-28-13, June 28, 2013; effective Oct. 25, 2013.

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