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Chapter 246-841 WAC

Last Update: 7/8/13

NURSING ASSISTANTS

WAC Sections

Standards of practice and competencies for nursing assistants.
Nursing assistant delegation.
Purpose of the review and approval of nursing assistant-certified training programs.
Requirements for approval of nursing assistant-certified training programs.
Denial or withdrawal of approval for nursing assistant-certified training programs.
How does a nursing assistant training program whose approval has been withdrawn become reinstated?
Appeal rights of a nursing assistant-certified training program when the commission has denied or withdrawn approval.
Closure of an approved nursing assistant-certified training program.
Program directors and instructors in approved nursing assistant-certified training programs.
Core curriculum in approved nursing assistant-certified training programs.
Physical resources required for approved nursing assistant-certified training programs.
Administrative procedures for approved nursing assistant-certified training programs.
Expired license.
Alternative program—Purpose.
Alternative program—Definitions.
Home care aide-certified alternative program requirements.
Medical assistant-certified alternative program requirements.
Responsibilities of the program director in alternative programs.
Alternative program application for approval, denial, or withdrawal.
Recordkeeping and administrative procedures for approved alternative programs.
Closure of an alternative program.
Alternative program—Eligibility to complete the nursing assistant-certified competency examination.
Application requirements.
Application for nursing assistant-certified from an alternative program.
MEDICATION ASSISTANT ENDORSEMENT
Applicability.
Definitions.
Application requirements.
Medication administration and performing prescriber ordered treatments.
Requirements for approval of education and training programs.
Commission review and investigation.
Commission action for violations.
Reinstatement of approval.
Appeal rights.
Medication assistant endorsement program renewal.
AIDS prevention and information education requirements.
DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES
Mandatory reporting.
FEES
Nursing assistant—Fees and renewal cycle.