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What are the minimum qualifications for an instructor for basic, population specific, on-the-job training, residential care administrator, and nurse delegation core and specialized diabetes training?
An instructor for basic, population specific, on-the-job training, residential care administrator, nurse delegation core and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training must meet the following minimum qualifications:
(1) Twenty-one years of age;
(2) Has not had a professional health care, adult family home, assisted living facility, or social services license or certification revoked in Washington state; and
(3) Has education and work experience.
(a) Upon initial approval or hire, an instructor must:
(i) Be a registered nurse with work experience within the last five years with the elderly or persons with disabilities requiring long-term care in a community setting; or
(ii) Have an associate degree or higher degree in the field of health or human services and six months professional or caregiving experience within the last five years in a community based setting or an adult family home, assisted living facility, supported living through DDD, or home care setting; or
(iii) Have a high school diploma, or equivalent, and one year of professional or caregiving experience within the last five years in an adult family home, assisted living, supported living through DDD, or home care setting.
(4) Teaching experience:
(a) Must have one hundred hours of experience teaching adults in an appropriate setting on topics directly related to the basic training; or
(b) Must have forty hours of teaching while being mentored by an instructor who meets these qualifications, and must attend a class on adult education that meets the requirements of WAC 388-112-0400
(5) The instructor must be experienced in caregiving practices and capable of demonstrating competency with respect to teaching the course content or units being taught;
(6) Instructors who will administer tests must have experience or training in assessment and competency testing; and
(7) In addition, an instructor for nurse delegation core and diabetes training must have a current Washington state RN license in good standing without practice restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. 13-02-023, § 388-112-0380, 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. 02-15-066, § 388-112-0380, filed 7/11/02, effective 8/11/02.]