Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-114a - Initial and ongoing professional development training

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

If an applicant, an applicant with a temporary permit, or a licensee is not an individual, the applicant, applicant with a temporary permit, or licensee shall designate an individual to meet the requirements of this regulation.

(a) Orientation.
(1) Each person shall, before applying for a license, complete an orientation program on the requirements for operating a facility, provided by the health department or the secretary's designee that serves the county in which the facility will be located.
(2) Each applicant, each applicant with a temporary permit, and each licensee shall provide orientation to each individual who will be caring for children about the policies and practices of the facility, including duties and responsibilities for the care and supervision of children. Each provider shall complete the orientation before the provider is given sole responsibility for the care and supervision of children. The orientation shall include the following:
(A) Licensing regulations;
(B) the policies and practices of the facility, including emergency procedures, behavior management, and discipline;
(C) the schedule of daily activities;
(D) care and supervision of children in care, including any special needs and known allergies;
(E) health and safety practices; and
(F) confidentiality.
(b) Health and safety training. Each applicant, each applicant with a temporary permit, each licensee, and each provider shall complete health and safety training approved by the secretary.
(1) Each applicant and each applicant with a temporary permit shall complete the training not later than 30 calendar days after submitting an application for a license.
(2) Each provider shall complete the training before the date of employment or not later than 30 calendar days after the date of employment.
(3) Each licensee whose license was issued before July 1,2017 and who has completed the training in the subject areas specified in paragraphs (b)(4)(A), (B), and (C) shall be exempt from training in the subject areas specified in paragraphs (b)(4)(D) through (I). Each provider who was employed at the facility before July 1, 2017 and who has completed the training in the subject areas specified in paragraphs (b)(4)(A), (B), and (C) shall be exempt from training in the subject areas specified in paragraphs (b) (4)(D) through (I).
(4) The health and safety training shall include the following subject areas:
(A) Recognizing the signs of child abuse or neglect, including prevention of shaken baby syndrome and abusive head trauma, and the reporting of suspected child abuse or neglect;
(B) basic child development, including supervision of children;
(C) safe sleep practices and sudden infant death syndrome;
(D) prevention and control of infectious diseases, including immunizations;
(E) prevention of and response to emergencies due to food and allergic reactions;
(F) building and premises safety, including identification of and protection from hazards that could cause bodily injury, including electrical hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic;
(G) emergency preparedness and response planning for emergencies resulting from a natural disaster or a human-caused event, including violence at a facility;
(H) handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio-contaminants, including blood and other bodily fluids or waste; and
(I) precautions when transporting children, if transportation is provided.
(c) Pediatric first aid and pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certifications. Each applicant, each applicant with a temporary permit, each licensee, and each provider shall obtain certification in pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR as specified in this subsection.
(1) Each applicant and each applicant with a temporary permit shall obtain the certifications not later than 30 calendar days after submitting an application for a license.
(2) Each provider shall obtain the certifications before the date of employment or not later than 30 calendar days after the date of employment.
(3) Each individual required to obtain the certifications shall maintain current certifications.
(d) Medication administration training.
(1) Each of the following individuals shall complete the medication administration training as specified in this subsection:
(A) Applicant;
(B) applicant with a temporary permit;
(C) licensee; and
(D) provider designated to administer medications.
(2) The training shall be approved by the secretary.
(3) Each applicant and each applicant with a temporary permit shall complete the training not later than 30 calendar days after submitting an application for a license and before administering medication to any child.
(4) Each licensee whose license was issued before July 1, 2017 shall complete the training not later than December 31, 2017. The licensee shall not administer medications after December 31, 2017 unless the licensee has completed the training.
(5) Each provider designated to administer medications who is employed at the facility before July 1, 2017 shall complete the training not later than December 31, 2017. The designated provider shall not administer medications after December 31, 2017 unless the designated provider has completed the training.
(6) Each provider designated to administer medications who is employed at the facility on or after July 1, 2017 shall complete the training before administering medication to any child.
(e) Annual professional development training requirements.
(1) For purposes of this subsection, "licensure year" shall mean the period beginning on the effective date and ending on the expiration date of a license.
(2) In each licensure year, each primary care provider shall complete professional development training as follows:
(A) For each licensure year ending during the 2017 calendar year, five clock-hours;
(B) for each licensure year ending during the 2018 calendar year, five clock-hours;
(C) for each licensure year ending during the 2019 calendar year, 12 clock-hours; and
(D) for each licensure year ending during the 2020 calendar year, and for each subsequent licensure year, 16 clock-hours.
(f) Documentation. Documentation of all orientation, training, and certifications for each individual shall be kept in that individual's file in the facility.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-114a
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 65-508; effective Feb. 3, 2012; amended by Kansas Register Volume 36, No. 17; effective May 12, 2017.

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