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House Bill 1139


House Bill 1139

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF HB 1139 (Updated February 14, 2001 1:15 PM - DI 77)


Nurse aide training. Requires a nurse aide who is hired to work in a health facility to complete a nurse aide training program. Requires that a nurse aide training program must consist of at least 36 hours of classroom instruction, at least six of which are in the area of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. Requires that a nurse aide training program consist of at least 75 hours of supervised clinical experience, at least 16 hours of which are directly supervised practical training. Requires a nurse aide employed by a health facility to complete 14 hours of in-service training, at least two of which are in the area of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia, every calendar year. Gives nurse aides who are employed by a health facility before July 1, 2001, until July 1, 2002 to complete six hours of training in the area of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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