201 KAR 20:470. Dialysis technician credentialing requirements and training program standards

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      201

KAR 20:470. Dialysis technician credentialing requirements and training program

standards.

 

      RELATES

TO: KRS 314.035, 314.089, 314.091, 314.137, 314.991

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 314.131(1), 314.137

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION AND CONFORMITY: KRS 314.137 requires the board to promulgate

administrative regulations to regulate dialysis technicians. This

administrative regulation establishes the requirements for dialysis technician

training programs and for credentialing dialysis technicians.

 

      Section

1. Definitions. (1) "Approved dialysis technician training program"

means a program to train dialysis technicians that is approved by the board.

      (2)

"Central venous catheter" means a catheter that is inserted in such a

manner that the distal tip is located in the superior vena cava.

      (3)

"Dialysis technician applicant" means an individual who has applied

for a dialysis technician credential.

      (4)

"Dialysis technician trainee" means an individual who is enrolled in

an approved dialysis technician training program.

      (5)

"Supervision" means:

      (a)

Initial and ongoing direction, procedural guidance, observation, and evaluation

by a registered nurse or physician; and

      (b)

While a patient is being dialyzed the registered nurse or physician is in the

immediate clinical area.

 

      Section

2. Requirements for Dialysis Technician Credential. (1)(a) An individual who

applies to be credentialed as a dialysis technician in order to engage in

dialysis care shall:

      1.

File with the board the completed Application for Dialysis Technician

Credential;

      2.

Have completed a dialysis technician training program or an out-of-state

dialysis training program pursuant to paragraph (b) of this subsection. Program

approval shall be based on criteria established in the Dialysis Technician Training

Program Guide;

      3.

Pay the fee established in Section 12 of this administrative regulation;

      4.

Provide a criminal record check report from the Kentucky Administrative Office

of the Courts, Courtnet Disposition System that is dated within six (6) months

of the submission date of the Application for Dialysis Technician Credential;

      5.

Provide a completed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Applicant Fingerprint

Card and the fee required by the FBI that is within six (6) months of the submission

date of the Application for Dialysis Technician Credential;

      6.

Provide to the board a certified copy of the court record of any misdemeanor or

felony conviction from any jurisdiction, except for:

      a.

Traffic-related misdemeanors (other than DUI); or

      b.

Misdemeanors older than five (5) years; and

      7.

Provide to the board a letter of explanation that addresses each conviction

identified pursuant to subparagraph 6. of this paragraph.

      (b)1.

If the dialysis technician applicant has completed an out-of-state dialysis

technician training program, the applicant shall submit the training program

curriculum and evidence of completion to the board.

      2.a.

The board or its designee shall evaluate the applicant’s training program to

determine its comparability with the standards as established in Section 7 of

this administrative regulation.

      b.

The board or its designee shall advise an applicant if the training program is

not comparable and specify what additional components shall be completed to

meet the requirements of Section 7 of this administrative regulation.

      2.

A dialysis technician applicant who has completed an out-of-state dialysis

technician training program shall be required to complete that portion of a

board-approved dialysis technician training program related to specific

portions of the legal and ethical aspects of practice as established in the

Dialysis Technician Training Program Guide.

      3.

An applicant shall submit evidence to the board of successful completion of the

following sections of the Dialysis Technician Training Program Guide:

      a.

State and Federal Regulations Governing Dialysis;

      b.

The Principles and Legal Aspects of Documentation, Communication and Patient Rights;

      c.

The Roles of the Dialysis Technician and other Multidisciplinary Team Members;

and

      d.

Principles Related to Patient Safety.

      4.

A dialysis technician applicant who has completed an out-of-state dialysis

technician training program shall submit the completed Checklist for Dialysis

Technician Competency Validation signed by the applicant's immediate supervisor

in Kentucky. The Checklist for Dialysis Technician Competency Validation shall

be filed after the submission of the Application for Dialysis Technician Credential.

      5.

A dialysis technician applicant who has completed an out-of-state dialysis

technician training program shall submit evidence of:

      a.

Successful completion of a comprehensive, written final examination from a

board-approved dialysis technician training program; or

      b.

Dialysis technician certification issued within the past two (2) years by the

Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission, the Board of Nephrology Examiners

Nursing and Technology, or the National Nephrology Certification Organization.

      (2)

An individual shall be exempt from the credentialing requirement while enrolled

in an approved dialysis technician training program. The individual shall use

the title dialysis technician trainee.

      (3)

Upon approval, pursuant to subsection (1) of this section, of the Application

for Dialysis Technician Credential, the board shall initially issue the

dialysis technician credential for twenty-four (24) months following the month

of issuance. The credential shall lapse on the last day of the credentialing

period.

      (4)(a)

An applicant for a dialysis technician credential may engage in dialysis care

as a dialysis technician applicant upon:

      1.

Receipt by the board of the Application for Dialysis Technician Credential; and

      2.

Meeting the requirements of subsection (6) of this section.

      (b)

The dialysis technician applicant shall only practice dialysis care as an

applicant until:

      1.

The credential is issued; or

      2.

The application is denied by the board.

      (5)

An Application for Dialysis Technician Credential submitted for initial

credentialing shall be valid for six (6) months from the date of receipt by the

board.

      (6)

A felony or misdemeanor conviction shall be reviewed to determine, based on

Section 6(2)(c) of this administrative regulation, if:

      (a)

The Application for Dialysis Technician Credential shall be processed with no

further action; or

      (b)

The Application for Dialysis Technician Credential shall be processed only after:

      1.

The applicant has entered into an agreed order with the board with terms and

conditions as agreed by the parties; or

      2.

If the parties are unable to agree on terms and conditions, a hearing is held

pursuant to KRS 314.091 and 201 KAR 20:162, and a final decision is entered by

the board.

      (7)

An applicant shall not be credentialed until a report is received from the FBI

pursuant to the request submitted pursuant to subsection (1)(a)5 of this

section and any conviction is addressed by the board.

 

      Section

3. Renewal. (1) To be eligible for renewal of the credential, the dialysis

technician shall submit, no later than one (1) month prior to the expiration

date of the credential:

      (a)

The completed Application for Renewal of the Dialysis Technician Credential;

and

      (b)

The fee established in Section 12 of this administrative regulation.

      (2)

Upon approval of the Application for Renewal of the Dialysis Technician

Credential, the credential shall be renewed for twenty-four (24) months. The

credential shall lapse on the last day of the credentialing period.

      (3)

A dialysis technician shall report to the board at renewal the name of the

national certification program that has issued the technician's certification

and provide a copy of the certification certificate to the board.

 

      Section

4. Reinstatement. (1) Before beginning practice as a dialysis technician or a

dialysis technician applicant, the individual shall meet the requirements of

this section. If the dialysis technician credential has lapsed for a period of

less than one (1) credentialing period, the individual may reinstate the

credential. The reinstatement shall be accomplished by:

      (a)

Submitting the completed Application for Dialysis Technician Credential;

      (b)

Paying the fee established in Section 12 of this administrative regulation; and

      (c)

Providing a criminal record check report from the Kentucky Administrative

Office of the Courts, Courtnet Disposition System that is dated within six (6)

months of the submission date of the Application for Dialysis Technician

Credential.

      (2)

If the dialysis technician credential has lapsed for more than one (1)

credentialing period, the dialysis technician may reinstate the credential. The

reinstatement shall be accomplished by:

      (a)

Completing a dialysis technician training program approved by the board

pursuant to the criteria established in the Dialysis Technician Training

Program Guide before submitting the Application for Dialysis Technician

Credential. While enrolled in a training program, the individual shall be

referred to as a dialysis technician trainee;

      (b)

Submitting the completed Application for Dialysis Technician Credential;

      (c)

Paying the fee established in Section 12 of this administrative regulation;

      (d)

Submitting the Checklist for Dialysis Technician Competency Validation signed

by the individual's immediate supervisor;

      (e)

Providing a criminal record check report from the Kentucky Administrative

Office of the Courts, Courtnet Disposition System that is dated within six (6)

months of the submission date of the Application for Dialysis Technician

Credential; and

      (f)

Providing a completed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Applicant Fingerprint

Card and the fee required by the FBI that is dated within six (6) months of the

submission date of the Application for Dialysis Technician Credential.

      (3)

An Application for Dialysis Technician Credential submitted for reinstatement

shall be valid for six (6) months from the date of receipt by the board.

      (4)

Upon approval of the Application for Dialysis Technician Credential pursuant to

Section 2(1) of this administrative regulation, the credential shall be

reinstated for twenty-four (24) months following the month of issuance. The

credential shall lapse on the last day of the credentialing period.

      (5)

An applicant shall not be credentialed until a report is received from the FBI

pursuant to the request submitted pursuant to subsection (2)(f) of this section

and any conviction is addressed by the board.

 

      Section

5. Scope of Practice. (1) The scope of practice of a dialysis technician shall

include the following and shall be performed under the direct, on-site

supervision of a registered nurse or a physician:

      (a)

Preparation and cannulation of peripheral access sites (arterial-venous

fistulas and arterial-venous grafts);

      (b)

Initiating, delivering, or discontinuing dialysis care;

      (c)

Administration of the following medications only:

      1.

Heparin 1:1000 units or less concentration either to prime the pump, initiate

treatment, or for administration throughout the treatment, in an amount

prescribed by a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced registered nurse

practitioner. The dialysis technician shall not administer heparin in

concentrations greater than 1:1000 units;

      2.

Normal saline via the dialysis machine to correct dialysis-induced hypotension

based on the facility’s medical protocol. Amounts beyond that established in

the facility’s medical protocol shall not be administered without direction

from a registered nurse or a physician; and

      3.

Intradermal lidocaine, in an amount prescribed by a physician, physician’s

assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse;

      (d)

Assistance to the registered nurse in data collection;

      (e)

Obtaining a blood specimen via a dialysis line or a peripheral access site;

      (f)

Responding to complications that arise in conjunction with dialysis care; and

      (g)

Performance of other acts as delegated by the registered nurse pursuant to 201

KAR 20:400.

      (2)

The scope of practice of a dialysis technician shall not include:

      (a)

Dialysis care for a patient whose condition is determined by the registered

nurse to be critical, fluctuating, unstable, or unpredictable;

      (b)

The connection and disconnection of patients from, and the site care and

catheter port preparation of, percutaneously or surgically inserted central

venous catheters; and

      (c)

The administration of blood and blood products.

 

      Section

6. Discipline of a Dialysis Technician. (1) A dialysis technician, an employer

of dialysis technicians, or any person having knowledge of facts shall report

to the board a dialysis technician who may have violated any provision of this

administrative regulation.

      (2)

The board shall have the authority to discipline a dialysis technician for:

      (a)

Failure to safely and competently perform the duties of a dialysis technician

as established in Section 5 of this administrative regulation;

      (b)

Practicing beyond the scope of practice as established in Section 5 of this

administrative regulation;

      (c)

Conviction of any felony, or a misdemeanor involving drugs, alcohol, fraud,

deceit, falsification of records, a breach of trust, physical harm or

endangerment to others, or dishonesty under the laws of any state or of the

United States. The record of conviction or a copy thereof, certified by the

clerk of the court or by the judge who presided over the conviction, shall be

conclusive evidence. A "conviction" shall include pleading no contest,

entering an Alford plea, or entry of a court order suspending the imposition of

a criminal penalty to a crime;

      (d)

Obtaining or attempting to obtain a credential by fraud or deceit;

      (e)

Abusing controlled substances, prescription medications, or alcohol;

      (f)

Personal misuse or misappropriation for use of others of any drug placed in the

custody of the dialysis technician for administration;

      (g)

Falsifying or in a negligent manner making incorrect entries or failing to make

essential entries on essential records;

      (h)

Having a dialysis technician credential disciplined by another jurisdiction on

grounds sufficient to cause a credential to be disciplined in this

Commonwealth;

      (i)

Practicing without filing an Application for Dialysis Technician Credential or

without holding a dialysis technician credential;

      (j)

Abuse of a patient;

      (k)

Theft of facility or patient property;

      (l)

Having disciplinary action on a professional or business license;

      (m)

Violating any lawful order or directive previously entered by the board;

      (n)

Violating any applicable requirement of 201 KAR Chapter 20;

      (o)

Having been listed on the nurse aide abuse registry with a substantiated

finding of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of property; or

      (p)

Having violated the confidentiality of information or knowledge concerning any

patient, except as authorized or required by law.

      (3)

The discipline may include the following:

      (a)

Immediate temporary suspension of the credential, following the procedure established

in KRS 314.089;

      (b)

Reprimand of the credential;

      (c)

Probation of the credential for a specified period of time, with or without

limitations and conditions;

      (d)

Suspension of the credential for a specified period of time;

      (e)

Permanent revocation of the credential; or

      (f)

Denying the Application for Dialysis Technician Credential.

      (4)

The board shall follow the procedures established in and have the authority established

in KRS 314.091, 201 KAR 20:161, and 201 KAR 20:162 for management and

resolution of complaints filed against a dialysis technician.

      (5)

In addition to the provisions of subsection (3) of this section, the board may

impose a civil penalty of up to $10,000.

 

      Section

7. Dialysis Technician Training Program Standards. (1) Program administrator. Each

dialysis technician training program shall have a registered nurse who holds a

current Kentucky license, temporary work permit, or multistate privilege, with

at least one (1) year of experience in dialysis care, who shall be

administratively responsible for planning, development, implementation, and

evaluation of the dialysis technician training program.

      (a)

The name, title, and credentials identifying the educational and professional

qualifications of the program administrator shall be provided to the board.

      (b)

A change in the program administrator shall be reported to the board within

thirty (30) days of the change.

      (2)

Faculty qualifications.

      (a)

The dialysis technician training program shall be taught by multidisciplinary

faculty with expertise in the subject matter.

      (b)

The name, title, and credentials identifying the educational and professional

qualifications of each didactic and clinical instructor shall be provided to

the board.

      (3)

The dialysis technician training program shall be based upon the Dialysis

Technician Training Program Guide.

      (4)

The dialysis technician training program syllabus shall include:

      (a)

Prerequisites for admission to the program;

      (b)

Program outcomes. The outcomes shall provide statements of measurable

competencies to be demonstrated by the learner; supportive content identified;

      (d)

Content. The content shall be described in outline format with corresponding

time frame and testing schedules;

      (e)

Teaching methods. The activities of both instructor and learner shall be specified.

These activities shall be congruent with stated objectives and content and

shall reflect application of adult learning principles;

      (f)

Instructional or reference materials. All required instructional reference

materials shall be identified; and

      (g)

Evaluation. There shall be:

      1.

Clearly defined criteria for evaluating the learner's achievement of program

outcomes; and

      2.

A process for annual program evaluation by trainees, program administrator, faculty,

and employers.

      (5)

Any proposed substantive changes to the dialysis technician training program

syllabus after initial submission shall be submitted to the board in writing

and shall not be implemented without approval from the board pursuant to the

criteria established in the Dialysis Technician Training Program Guide.

      (6)

Trainee clinical practice requirements. The dialysis technician trainee

enrolled in a dialysis technician training program shall practice dialysis care

incidental to the training program only under the supervision of a faculty

member or the faculty member’s designee.

      (7)

The dialysis technician training program shall be at least 400 hours in length.

A minimum of 200 hours shall be didactic.

      (8)

Completion requirements. Requirements for successful completion of the dialysis

technician training program shall be clearly specified.

      (a)

The requirements shall include demonstration of clinical competency and

successful completion of a comprehensive, written final examination.

      (b)

The final examination shall be administered only during the final forty (40)

hours of the training program.

      (c)

There shall be a statement of policy regarding a trainee who fails to

successfully complete the training program.

      (9)

The program shall establish a written records retention plan describing the

location and length of time records shall be maintained. At a minimum, the following

records shall be maintained by the program:

      (a)

Provider name, dates of program offerings, and sites of the training program;

      (b)

The program code number issued by the board; and

      (c)

Trainee roster, with a minimum of name, date of birth, Social Security number,

and program completion date.

      (10)

An individual who successfully completes the training program shall receive a

certificate of completion that documents the following:

      (a)

Name of individual;

      (b)

Title of training program, date of completion, and location;

      (c)

Provider’s name;

      (d)

The program code number issued by the board; and

      (e)

Name and signature of program administrator.

      (11)

The program shall submit the List of Dialysis Technician Training Program

Graduates within three (3) working days of the program completion date.

      (12)(a)

The program shall notify the board in writing within thirty (30) days of a

training program closure.

      (b)

The notification shall include:

      1.

The date of closing;

      2.

A copy of the program trainee roster from the date of the last renewal to the

date of closing;

      3.

The location of the program's records as established in subsection (9) of this

section; and

      4.

The name and address of the custodian of the records.

      (13)

A dialysis technician training program that conducts either the didactic

portion or the clinical portion in this state shall be required to be approved

by the board pursuant to the criteria established in the Dialysis Technician

Training Program Guide, and the program shall meet the requirements of this section.

 

      Section

8. Dialysis Technician Training Program Initial Approval. (1) To receive

initial approval, a dialysis technician training program shall:

      (a)

File a completed Application for Dialysis Technician Training Program Approval;

and

      (b)

Pay the fee established in Section 12 of this administrative regulation.

      (2)

Board approval for a dialysis technician training program that meets the

requirements of this administrative regulation shall be granted for a two (2)

year period from the date of approval.

      (3)

Upon approval, the board shall issue a program code number.

 

      Section

9. Continued Board of Approval of a Dialysis Technician Training Program. (1)

To receive continued approval, a dialysis technician training program shall:

      (a)

File a completed Application for Dialysis Technician Training Program Approval;

      (b)

Submit an annual program evaluation summary report and any actions taken as a

result of the evaluation as required by Section 7(4)(g) of this administrative

regulation;

      (c)

Submit a list of current faculty including the name, title, and credential

identifying the educational and professional qualifications of each instructor;

      (d)

Submit a copy of the program trainee roster for the past two (2) years as

required by Section 7(9)(c) of this administrative regulation; and

      (e)

Pay the fee established in Section 12 of this administrative regulation.

      (2)

The completed Application for Dialysis Technician Training Program Approval

shall be submitted at least two (2) months prior to the end of the current

approval period.

      (3)

Continued approval shall be based on compliance with the standards established

in Section 7 of this administrative regulation.

      (4)

Continued approval shall be granted for a two (2) year period.

      (5)

If a program fails to maintain continued approval, the approval shall lapse.

 

      Section

10. Reinstatement of Dialysis Technician Training Programs. A program with

lapsed approval that seeks to reinstate that approval shall:

      (1)

File a completed Application for Dialysis Technician Training Program Approval;

and

      (2)

Pay the fee established in Section 12 of this administrative regulation.

 

      Section

11. Board Actions on Dialysis Technician Training Programs. (1) A

representative of the board may make a site visit to a dialysis technician

training program to evaluate compliance with 201 KAR Chapter 20.

      (2)

The board shall prepare a report of the site visit, identifying deficiencies

for the training program if applicable, and shall include recommendations and

requirements to be met in order to maintain compliance with standards.

      (3)

The program administrator shall submit to the board a response to the site

visit report.

      (4)

Based on the report of deficiencies, the training program's response, and any

other relevant evidence, the board shall grant approval, continue approval,

continue approval with stipulations, or propose to deny or withdraw approval of

the program.

      (5)

A dialysis technician training program administrator may request a review of a

board decision concerning approval. A review shall be conducted using the

following procedure:

      (a)

A written request for the review shall be filed with the board within thirty

(30) days after the date of notification of the board action that the dialysis

technician training program administrator contests.

      (b)

The board, or the board’s designee, shall conduct a review. The dialysis

technician training program administrator may appear in person to present

reasons why the board's decision should be set aside or modified.

      (c)

The dialysis technician training program administrator shall be notified of the

board’s decision.

      (6)

The board shall deny or withdraw approval of a program after an administrative

hearing conducted pursuant to KRS Chapter 13B.

 

      Section

12. Fees. (1) The application fee for the initial credential shall be seventy

(70) dollars.

      (2)

The credential renewal fee shall be seventy (70) dollars.

      (3)

The credential reinstatement fee shall be $100.

      (4)

The dialysis technician training program initial approval fee shall be $950.

      (5)

The dialysis technician training program continued approval fee shall be $800.

      (6)

The dialysis technician training program reinstatement fee shall be $950.

      (7)

An additional fee of twenty-five (25) dollars shall be charged for an

Application for Renewal of Dialysis Technician Credential that is filed after

the deadline for filing.

      (8)

An additional fee of $150 shall be charged for an Application for Dialysis

Technician Training Program Approval that is filed after the deadline for

continued approval filing.

      (9)

A fee of ten (10) dollars shall be charged for issuing a duplicate of the

credential.

      (10)

A check submitted to the board for payment of a fee that is returned by the

bank for nonpayment shall be assessed a return check fee of thirty-five (35)

dollars.

      (11)

A fee of ten (10) dollars shall be charged for written verification of a

dialysis technician credential. If submitted in list format, a fee of ten (10)

dollars for the first name shall be assessed and a fee of one (1) dollar shall

be assessed for each additional name.

      (12)

A fee of twenty-five (25) dollars shall be charged for a duplicate application

form that is issued due to the failure to maintain a current mailing address as

required by Section 13 of this administrative regulation.

      (13)

A fee of thirty five (35) dollars shall be charged for a name change and the

issuance of a new credential.

      (14)

All fees shall be nonrefundable.

 

      Section

13. Miscellaneous Requirements. (1) Any person credentialed by the board as a

dialysis technician shall maintain a current mailing address with the board and

immediately notify the board in writing of a change of mailing address.

      (2)(a)

Holding a credential shall constitute consent by the dialysis technician to

service of notices or orders of the board. Notices and orders shall be sent to

the mailing address on file with the board.

      (b)

Any notice or order of the board mailed or delivered to the mailing address on

file with the board shall constitute valid service of the notice or order.

      (3)(a)

Any dialysis technician credentialed by the board shall, within ninety (90)

days of entry of the final judgment, notify the board in writing of any

misdemeanor or felony conviction in this or any other jurisdiction. A

conviction shall include pleading no contest, entering an Alford plea, or entry

of a court order suspending the imposition of a criminal penalty to a crime.

      (b)

Upon learning of any failure to notify the board pursuant to this subsection,

the board shall initiate an action for immediate temporary suspension until the

person submits the required notification.

      (4)

Any dialysis technician credentialed by the board shall immediately notify the

board in writing if any professional or business license that is issued to the

person by any agency of the commonwealth or any other jurisdiction:

      (a)

Is surrendered or terminated under threat of disciplinary action;

      (b)

Is refused, limited, suspended, or revoked; or

      (c)

If renewal of continuance is denied.

      (5)

If the board has reasonable cause to believe that any dialysis technician is

unable to practice with reasonable skill and safety or has abused alcohol or

drugs, it shall require the person to submit to a chemical dependency

evaluation or a mental or physical examination by a practitioner it designates.

      (a)

Holding a credential shall constitute:

      1.

Consent by the dialysis technician to a chemical dependency evaluation, mental

examination, or physical examination if directed in writing by the board. The

direction to submit to an evaluation or examination shall contain the basis for

the board’s concern that the technician is unable to practice safely and

effectively; and

      2.

Waiver of objections to the admissibility of the examining practitioner’s

testimony or examination reports on the grounds of privileged communication.

      (b)

The dialysis technician shall bear the cost of chemical dependency evaluation,

mental examination, or physical examination ordered by the board.

      (c)

Upon failure of the dialysis technician to submit to a chemical dependency

evaluation, mental examination, or physical examination ordered by the board,

unless due to circumstances beyond the person’s control, the board shall

initiate an action for immediate temporary suspension pursuant to KRS 314.089

or deny an application until the person submits to the required examination.

      (d)

If a chemical dependency evaluation, mental examination, or physical

examination pursuant to this subsection results in a finding that indicates

that the dialysis technician is unable to practice with reasonable skill and

safety or has abused alcohol or drugs, the dialysis technician shall be subject

to disciplinary procedures as established in Section 6 of this administrative

regulation.

 

      Section

14. Due process procedures, including appeal, pertaining to this administrative

regulation shall be conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B.

 

      Section

15. Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following materials are incorporated by

reference:

      (a)

"Application for Dialysis Technician Training Program Approval",

Kentucky Board of Nursing, 6/06;

      (b)

"Application for Dialysis Technician Credential", Kentucky Board of

Nursing, 12/09;

      (c)

"Application for Renewal of Dialysis Technician Credential", Kentucky

Board of Nursing, 9/07;

      (d)

"Checklist for Dialysis Technician Competency Validation", Kentucky

Board of Nursing, 9/07;

      (e)

"Dialysis Technician Training Program Guide", August 14, 2001,

Kentucky Board of Nursing; and

      (f)

"List of Dialysis Technician Training Program Graduates", Kentucky

Board of Nursing, 9/07.

      (2)

This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable

copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Nursing, 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite

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