Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-50-36 - Medication aide; out-of-state and allied health training equivalency

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

Any person whose education or training has been deemed equivalent to the medication aide course offered by an approved sponsor as specified in K.A.R. 26-50-30 may apply to take the state test to become certified as a medication aide. Before requesting a determination of education or training equivalency as a medication aide, that person shall be listed on the Kansas nurse aide registry with no pending or current prohibitions against that person's certification and shall meet one of the following requirements:

(a) The person shall be currently certified to administer medications in another state. The department or its designated agent shall evaluate that state's certification training for equivalency in content and skills level with the requirements for certification as a medication aide in Kansas.
(b) The person shall be currently enrolled in an accredited practical nursing or professional nursing program and shall have completed a course of study in pharmacology with a grade of C or better.
(c) The person shall be currently licensed in Kansas or another state as a licensed mental health technician and shall have no pending or current disciplinary actions against that person's license.
(d) The person's license to practice as an RN, an LPN, or a licensed mental health technician shall have become inactive within the 24-month period immediately before the individual applied for equivalency, and the person shall have no pending or current disciplinary actions against that person's license.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-50-36
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; effective, T-26-6-28-13, June 28, 2013; effective Oct. 25, 2013.

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