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WAC 388-112-0195

Agency filings affecting this section

Who is required to complete nurse delegation core training and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training, and when?

(1) Before performing any delegated nursing task, long-term care workers in adult family homes and assisted living facilities must:
(a) Successfully complete DSHS-designated nurse delegation core training, "Nurse Delegation for Nursing Assistants";
(b) Be a:
(i) Certified home care aide under chapter 18.88B RCW; or
(ii) Nursing assistant certified under chapter 18.88A RCW; or
(iii) If exempt from the home care aide certification under WAC 246-980-070, become a nursing assistant registered and complete the core competencies of basic training, unless the twenty eight hours of revised fundamentals of care or a department approved alternative was already completed.
(iv) If nurse delegation is needed to implement a care plan earlier than home care aide certification can be obtained, become a nursing assistant registered and complete core competencies of basic training.
(2) Before performing the task of insulin injections, long-term care workers in adult family homes and assisted living facilities must:
(a) Meet the requirements in subsections (1)(a) and (b) of this section; and
(b) Successfully complete DSHS-designated specialized diabetes nurse delegation training.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 13-02-023, § 388-112-0195, filed 12/20/12, effective 1/20/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090, 70.128.040, 74.39A.050, 34.05.020, 2000 c 121, and 2002 c 233. WSR 02-15-065, § 388-112-0195, filed 7/11/02, effective 8/11/02.]