Nev. Admin. Code § 632.193 - Renewal of certificate: Requirements; training programs; audits by Board to ensure compliance with certain requirements

Current through March 28, 2022

1. To renew his or her certificate, a nursing assistant must submit to the Board an attestation, on a form provided by the Board, attesting that he or she has completed:
(a) Twenty-four hours of continuing training in the immediately preceding 2 years; and
(b) At least 40 hours of employment as a nursing assistant under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse during the 2 years immediately preceding the date of the renewal of the certificate.
2. To renew his or her certificate, a medication aide - certified must submit to the Board an attestation, on a form provided by the Board, attesting that he or she has completed:
(a) Twenty-four hours of continuing training in the immediately preceding 2 years; and
(b) At least 200 hours of employment as a medication aide - certified under the direct supervision of an advanced practitioner of nursing or a registered nurse during the 2 years immediately preceding the date of the renewal of the certificate.
3. The certificate of completion must include:
(a) The name of the participant;
(b) The name of the training program;
(c) The number of hours of the training program;
(d) The name and signature of the instructor who taught the training program; and
(e) The date and location of the training program.
4. To be satisfactory to the Board a training program must relate to standards of care in nursing and must consist of one of the following:
(a) Training in the facility in which the nursing assistant or medication aide - certified works;
(b) An academic study or all of the courses required to obtain a license to practice as a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse, if a nursing assistant or medication aide - certified is pursuing such a license, or both;
(c) A workshop conducted by a provider of continuing education that has been approved by the Board; or
(d) An online course for nursing assistants or medication aides - certified, as applicable.
5. A medical facility, educational institution or other organization that offers a training program must keep a record of the information required pursuant to subsection 3 for at least 4 years.
6. The Board will perform random audits of nursing assistants or medication aides - certified for compliance with the requirement for supervised employment set forth in paragraph (b) of subsection 1 or paragraph (b) of subsection 2, as applicable. If audited by the Board, a nursing assistant or medication aide - certified must prove that he or she has complied with the requirement for supervised employment set forth in paragraph (b) of subsection 1 or paragraph (b) of subsection 2, as applicable, by submitting to the Board a letter written by the employer of the nursing assistant or medication aide - certified on the stationery of the employer or on a form prescribed by the Board and must include in the letter or on the form:
(a) The name of the nursing assistant or medication aide - certified;
(b) The name of the employer;
(c) A statement indicating that, since his or her last renewal by the Board, the:
(1) Nursing assistant provided at least 40 hours of nursing services or services related to the scope of practice of a nursing assistant for monetary compensation under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse; or
(2) Medication aide - certified provided at least 200 hours of nursing services or services related to the scope of practice of a medication aide - certified for monetary compensation under the direct supervision of an advanced practitioner of nursing or a registered nurse; and
(d) Any other information the Board may require for the renewal of the certificate.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 632.193
Added to NAC by Bd. of Nursing, eff. 3-4-92; A 11-19-93; R073-98, 6-26-98, eff. 1-1-99; R196-07, 4-17-2008; R112-11, 2-15-2012

NRS 632.120, 632.292, 632.342

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