section .0500 - staff orientation, training, competency and continuing education

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 13 - nc medical care commission/subchapter f/10a ncac 13f .0501.html
Published: 2015

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section .0500 - staff orientation, training, competency and

continuing education

 

10A NCAC 13F .0501        PERSONAL CARE TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

(a)  An adult care home shall assure that staff who provide

or directly supervise staff who provide personal care to residents successfully

complete an 80-hour personal care training and competency evaluation program

established by the Department.  Directly supervise means being on duty in the

facility to oversee or direct the performance of staff duties.  Copies of the

80-hour training and competency evaluation program are available at the cost of

printing and mailing by contacting the Division of Health Service Regulation,

Adult Care Licensure Section, 2708 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2708.

(b)  The facility shall assure that training specified in

Paragraph (a) of this Rule is successfully completed within six months after

hiring for staff hired after September 1, 2003.  Documentation of the

successful completion of the 80-hour training and competency evaluation program

shall be maintained in the facility and available for review.

(c)  The Department shall exempt staff from the 80-hour

training and competency evaluation program who are: 

(1)           licensed health professionals;

(2)           listed on the Nurse Aide Registry; or

(3)           documented as having successfully completed

a 40-45 hour or 75-80 hour training program or competency evaluation program

approved by the Department since January 1, 1996 according to Rule .0502 of

this Section.

(d)  The facility shall assure that staff who perform or

directly supervise staff who perform personal care receive on-the-job training

and supervision as necessary for the performance of individual job assignments

prior to meeting the training and competency requirements of this Rule. 

Documentation of the on-the-job training shall be maintained in the facility

and available for review.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-2; 131D-4.5;

143B-165; S.L. 1999-0334; 2002-0160;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 1996;

Eff. May 1, 1997;

Temporary Amendment Eff. December 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2000;

Temporary Amendment Eff. September 1, 2003;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2004.