Or. Admin. R. 853-020-0000 - Definitions

(1) "Board" means the Long Term Care Administrators Board.
(2) "CEU" means a continuing education unit and the numerical value determined by the board to be earned by a renewal applicant by attending a specified training course. The terms "continuing education credit" and "continuing education unit" are synonymous and may be used interchangeably.
(3) "Continuing Education" means post-licensure education to maintain professional competency to practice nursing home administration or residential care facility administration, and improve administration skills, in the interest of safety, health and welfare of the people served.
(4) "Experience" means prior performance in administration, including planning, organizing, directing, staffing, and budgeting of a licensed long-term care facility.
(5) "Experience in health-care management" means experience in administration, planning, organizing, directing, staffing and budgeting of a licensed health-care facility.
(6) "Long-Term Care Facility" means a licensed facility as defined in ORS 442.015.
(7) "NAB" means the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards.
(8) "Office" means the Health Licensing Office.
(9) "Official transcript" means an original document certified by an accredited college or university indicating a student's hours and types of coursework, examinations and scores, and submitted by the college or university by mail or courier to the Office in a sealed envelope.
(10) "One year" of employment means a period equivalent to 40 hours a week for 48 weeks.
(11) "Preceptor" means a person who is registered to train and supervise an administrator in training (AIT).
(12) "Residential care facility administrator" means an administrator as defined in ORS 678.710.
(13) "Residential care facility" means a facility as defined in ORS 443.400.
(14) "Trainee"; "administrator-in-training"; or "AIT" means a person who is completing the residency or intern requirements for licensure as a nursing home administrator.


Or. Admin. R. 853-020-0000
NHAB 1-2011, f. 12-15-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; NHAB 1-2018, minor correction filed 02/02/2018, effective 2/2/2018; LTCA 1-2019, amend filed 05/14/2019, effective 5/15/2019

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 676.560, ORS 676.565, ORS 678.710-678.820, ORS 678.990 & 2018 House Bill 4129

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 676.560, ORS 676.565, ORS 678.710-678.820, ORS 678.990 & 2018 House Bill 4129

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