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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.]