346-46 Certified nurse aides; training programs and recertification. The director shall:

(1) Approve training programs for nurse aides and ensure that the training programs comply with all applicable federal and state requirements;

(2) Approve and arrange for the recertification process for nurse aides who work in medicare or medicaid certified nursing facilities;

(3) Approve and arrange for the recertification process for nurse aides who work in state-licensed or state-certified health care settings; and

(4) Require recertification not less than every two years. The number of continuing education hours required for recertification shall not exceed twenty-four hours, except as specified by federal law. [L 2007, c 226, pt of 3; am L 2009, c 108, 2]

 

Cross References

 

For related provisions, see 321-13.5 and chapter 457A.

 

 

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