201 KAR 6:020. Other requirements for licensure.
RELATES TO: KRS 216A.070(1)(a), 216A.080(1)(e), (f)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 216A.070(3), 216A.080(1)(e), (f)
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 216A.070(1)(a) requires the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators to develop, impose, and enforce standards which shall be met by an individual in order to receive a license. KRS 216A.080(1)(f) authorizes the board to establish other requirements to be met if the requirements are uniform and applied to each applicant for a license. KRS 216A.080(1)(e) requires an applicant to pass an examination administered by the board. This administrative regulation establishes the other requirements for licensure and sets limits on the taking of the examination.
Section 1. An applicant for a license as a nursing home administrator shall in addition to meeting all of the requirements provided by KRS 216A.080(1):
(1) Have satisfactorily completed a course of study for, and have been awarded a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
(2) Pass the written examination administered and verified by the National Association of Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and submit documentation of a passing score to the Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators.
(3)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, have six (6) months of continuous management experience in a health care facility within three (3) years of the date of application. The management experience shall include evidence of responsibility for:
1. Personnel management;
2. Budget preparation;
3. Fiscal management; and
4. Public relations.
(b) A preceptorship or internship, that is at least six (6) months in length, which is a part of a degree in long-term care administration or a related field, shall satisfy the experience requirement established in paragraph (a) of this subsection.
Section 2. (1) The examination for licensure established by KRS 216A.080(1)(e) shall be the examination prepared by the National Association of Boards of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.
(2) An applicant shall be permitted to sit for the examination no more than four (4) times within twelve (12) months. (25 Ky.R. 678; Am. 1584; eff. 1-19-99; 26 Ky.R. 867; eff. 12-15-99.)