6400.6500 Specific Course Requirements


Published: 2015

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6400.6500 SPECIFIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS.


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Subpart 1.

Organizational management.

An applicant must complete a course in organizational management covering the basic management functions of:

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A.

planning and objective setting;


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B.

organizing and delegating; and


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observing, monitoring, and evaluating outcomes, including customer satisfaction.



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Subp. 2.

Managerial accounting.

An applicant must complete a course in managerial accounting, beyond introductory accounting, covering:

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budgeting and fiscal resource allocation; and


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interpreting financial information to monitor financial performance and position and to make managerial decisions.



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Subp. 3.

Gerontology.

An applicant must complete a course in gerontology covering:

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the physical, social, and psychological aspects of the aging process; and


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programs and services designed to meet the needs of the aged population.



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Health care and medical needs.

An applicant must complete a course in health care and medical needs of nursing facility residents covering:

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differentiation between the aging process and the disease process;


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common conditions, issues, diseases, illnesses, disabilities, and treatments of nursing facility residents including dementia (cognitive decline including Alzheimer's disease); AIDS; pressure sores; infections; mobility, falls, and restraints; incontinence and constipation; sensory impairments; depression; nutrition; iatrogenesis (health care system induced medical problems); drug use; and end-of-life pain management; and


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medical and pharmacological terminology.



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Nursing facility services, programs, and issues.

An applicant must complete a course in the organization, operations, functions, services, and programs of nursing facilities covering:

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governing and oversight bodies and their relationship to the administrator;


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administrative responsibilities and structures;


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operations and functions of each facility department;


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functions and roles of professional and nonprofessional staff and consulting personnel; and


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issues of cultural diversity and human relationships between and among employees and residents of nursing facilities and their family members.



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Subp. 6.

Human resources.

An applicant must complete a course in human resource management covering:

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staffing;


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equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and workforce diversity;


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compensation and benefits;


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coaching and performance management;


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training and development;


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labor relations, including union contract negotiation and administration; and


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employment law.



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Subp. 7.

Regulatory management.

An applicant must complete a course in regulatory management covering the legal, regulatory, and funding provisions and requirements governing operation of nursing facilities and health care programs including:

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resident rights and protection from maltreatment;


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B.

professional and biomedical ethics, including advance directives;


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guardianship and conservatorship;


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liability, negligence, and malpractice;


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data confidentiality, privacy, and practices;


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professional licensing, certification, and reporting for staff and consulting personnel;


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health and safety codes including OSHA and the National Life Safety Code;


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Medicare and Medicaid, standards for managed care and subacute care, and third-party payer requirements and reimbursement;


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federal and state nursing home survey and compliance regulations and processes;


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requirements affecting the quality of care and life of residents, including measurement of outcomes from clinical and resident-satisfaction perspectives;


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resident acuity and assessment methodology; and


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quality assessment and assurance.



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Subp. 8.

Information uses.

An applicant must complete a course in the accumulation and analysis of data to inform management decision making including:

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strategic uses of data and information;


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data accumulation, storage, integration from multiple sources, manipulation, and presentation;


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needs assessment and analysis methodologies; and


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measures, analysis, and assessment of outcomes including customer satisfaction and quality improvement.



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Subp. 9.

Practicum.

An applicant must complete or have waived, based upon prior experience under part 6400.6650, subpart 1, item A, a practicum course as described in part 6400.6600.