(iv) establishing accurate financial records;
(d) Marketing and public relations including
(i) planning and implementing a public relations program; and
(ii) planning and implementing an effective marketing program;
(e) Physical resource management including:
(i) ground and codes, building maintenance;
(ii) sanitation and housekeeping procedures;
(iii) compliance with fire and life safety codes;
(iv) security; and
(v) fire and disaster plan;
(f) Laws and regulatory codes including:
(i) knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare;
(ii) labor laws;
(iii) knowledge of building, fire and life safety codes;
(v) Bureau of Health Facility Licensure Law and Rule;
(vi) licensing and certification/professional licensing boards;
(vii) Health Facility Administrator Law and Rule;
(viii) tax laws; and
(ix) establishing or working with a governing board.
R156-15-308. License By Endorsement.
In accordance with Section 58-1-302 and Subsection 58-15-4(6), the Division may grant a license by endorsement to an applicant who:
(1) is currently a licensed health facility administrator in good standing in another state; and
(2) meets the examination requirement in Section R156-15-302d; and
(3) meets one or more of the following equivalent education or experience requirements:
(a) has been employed as a health facility administrator in another state for three years;
(b) has been employed as a health facility administrator at the same facility in another state for two consecutive years; or
(c) holds a Health Services Executive (HSE) qualification from the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB).
R156-15-309. Continuing Education.
In accordance with Subsections 58-1-203(1)(g) and 58-1-308(3)(b), the following continuing professional education requirements ("CPE") are established as a condition for renewal or reinstatement of licenses under Title 58, Chapter 15:
(1) During each two-year period commencing on June 1 of each odd-numbered year, a licensee shall complete at least 40 hours of CPE directly related to the licensee's professional practice.
(2) If a licensee first becomes licensed during the two-year renewal period, the licensee's required number of CPE hours shall be decreased proportionately according to the date of licensure.
(3) All CPE shall:
(a) have an identifiable clear statement of purpose and defined objective for the educational program directly related to the practice of a health facility administrator;
(b) be relevant to the licensee's professional practice;
(c) be presented in a competent, well organized, and sequential manner consistent with the stated purpose and objective of the program;
(d) be prepared and presented by individuals who are qualified by education, training, and experience; and
(e) have a competent method of registration of individuals who actually completed the professional education program, with records of that registration and completion available for review.
(4) The following may qualify as CPE:
(a) education obtained from an accredited university or college in pursuit of an advanced degree;
(b) lecturing or instructing a CPE course or teaching in a college or university in the licensee's profession;
(c) education under the sponsorship of or approved by a licensing agency of Utah or another state;
(d) real-time, interactive distance learning courses that are clearly documented as real-time and interactive;
(e) distance learning courses that are not real-time and interactive, up to a maximum of 20 CPE hours;
(f) volunteer service on boards, committees, or in leadership roles in any state, national, or international organization for the development and improvement of the licensee's profession, up to a maximum of 10 CPE hours.
(5) A licensee shall maintain adequate documentation as proof of the licensee's compliance with this section, for a period of four years after the end of the renewal cycle for which the CPE is due.
(6) The Division may defer or waive CPE requirements in accordance with Section R156-1-308d, for a period of up to three years.
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