GENERAL GOVERNMENT CABINET
Kentucky Board of Licensure for
Long-Term Care Administrators
(As Amended at ARRS, October 8, 2013)
TO: KRS 216A.070(1)(a), 216A.080(1)(d), (e)[
AUTHORITY: KRS 216A.070(3), 216A.080(1)(d), (e)[
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 216A.070[
the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators to
promulgate administrative regulations[ 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)(d)
and (e) authorize the board to promulgate administrative regulations to
establish examination requirements and[ (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)(d)[ (e)] administered]
by the board. This administrative regulation establishes[ the other]
requirements for licensure and sets limits on the taking of the examination.
1. An applicant for a license as a long-term care[
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 accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education;
Pass the written examination administered and verified by the National
Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards;[
of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators] and
††††† (b) Submit to the Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators documentation of a passing score, as defined by the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards.
††††† 1. This score shall not be less than seventy-five (75) percent of the scaled score.
††††† 2. The examination shall be passed within:
††††† a. Two (2) years before filing an application for licensure or reinstatement; or
††††† b. Six (6) months after filing[
of a passing score, as defined by the National Association of Long-Term Care
Administrator Boards but not less than seventy (70) percent of the scaled
score, to the Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators][ Nursing Home
Administrators][ . This examination shall be passed no more than
two (2) years prior or no more than six (6) months subsequent to the filing of]
an application for licensure or reinstatement; and
Except as provided in paragraph (b) and[ or]
(c) of this subsection, have six (6) months of continuous management experience,
or, if part-time,[ but] not
less than 1,000 hours within [ not less than]
a twenty-four (24) month period, with that experience to be completed
in a long-term care[ health care] facility. This experience
shall be completed within two (2)[ three (3)] years of
the date of application. [ (a)] The
management experience shall include evidence of responsibility for:
††††† 1. Personnel management;
††††† 2. Budget preparation;
Fiscal management; [
††††† 4. Public relations; and
††††† 5. Regulatory compliance and quality improvement.
A preceptorship or] internship, that is at least 1,000
hours[ 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.
††††† (c) A bachelorís or masterís degree from an academic program accredited by the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards at the time of the applicantís graduation and which was awarded within two (2) years of the date of the application shall satisfy the experience requirement established in this subsection.
2. (1) The examination for licensure established by KRS 216A.080(1)(e) shall be
the examination prepared by the National Association of Long-Term Care
Boards of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators].
An applicant shall not be permitted to sit for the examination[
more than four (4) times within twelve (12) months.
††††† Section 3. Any application not completed within six (6) months of having been approved to take the exam shall be mandatorily withdrawn as incomplete.
††††† Section 4. A licensee shall provide the board with written notification within thirty (30) days of the occurrence of any of the following:
††††† (1) Change of home address;
††††† (2) Change of employer;
Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor:[
††††† (a) A licensee providing notice of a conviction shall provide a copy of the judgment in the case.
††††† (b) A plea of nolo contendre or an alford plea shall not absolve the licensee of an obligation to report a conviction; or
Immediate Jeopardy or[
Substandard Level of Care notice[ citation]
received from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services by the long-term care
facility at which the licensee serves as the administrator of record. A
licensee providing notice of a citation shall provide a copy of the inspection
report and submitted plan of correction.
††††† Section 5. An applicant for licensure shall complete and submit an Application for Licensure.
6. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Application for Licensure", October[
2013, is incorporated by reference.
††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
GREG WELLS, Board Chair
††††† APPROVED BY AGENCY: July 24, 2013
††††† FILED WITH LRC: August 14, 2013 at 3 p.m.
††††† CONTACT PERSON: Karen Lockett, Board Administrator, Board of Licensure for Long-Term Care Administrators, PO Box 1360, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, phone 502-564-3296.