Last Update: 10/24/17

Chapter 388-112A WAC

RESIDENTIAL LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES TRAINING

WAC Sections

SECTION IDEFINITIONS, PURPOSE, AND APPLICABILITY
What definitions apply to this chapter?
What are the purposes of this chapter?
Who do the training requirements apply to?
When did the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training requirements go into effect?
What are the training and certification requirements for volunteers and long-term care workers in adult family homes, adult family home providers, and adult family home applicants?
What are the training and certification requirements for volunteers and long-term care workers in assisted living facilities and assisted living facility administrators?
What are the training and certification requirements for applicants, administrators or their designees, volunteers, and long-term care workers in enhanced services facilities?
Who is required to complete the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training and by when?
Which long-term care workers are exempt from the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training requirement?
What actions may the department take if a provider does not comply with the requirements of this chapter?
Is the department authorized by RCW 74.39A.086 to take enforcement action for noncompliance related to the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training and home care aide certification requirements?
Who is required to obtain home care aide certification and by when?
May a home employ a long-term care worker who has not completed the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training or certification requirements?
How do we determine a long-term care worker's date of hire?
What documentation is required for a long-term care worker to apply for the home care aide certification or recertification?
SECTION IIORIENTATION AND SAFETY TRAINING
What is orientation training, who should complete it, and when should it be completed?
What content must be included in facility and long-term care worker orientation?
What is safety training, who must complete it, and when should it be completed?
What content must be included in safety training?
What documentation is required for facility orientation training?
SECTION IIIBASIC TRAINING
What is the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training?
What topics must be taught in the core competencies of the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training for long-term care workers?
What are the core competencies and learning objectives for the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training?
What is on-the-job training?
What is the population specific component of the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training and what required training may be used as population specific training?
What documentation is required to show completion of the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training and five hour orientation and safety training?
What are the requirements for using basic training to meet the specialty training requirements?
SECTION IVSPECIALTY TRAINING
What is specialty training and who is required to take it?
What specialty training is required if a resident has more than one special need?
What topics must developmental disabilities specialty training include?
What are the competencies and learning objectives for the long-term care worker developmental disability specialty training?
What must dementia specialty training include?
What must mental health specialty training include?
Who must complete competency testing for specialty training?
Is there a challenge test for specialty training classes?
What documentation is required for successful completion of specialty training?
When must facility applicants, resident managers, administrators and other types of entity representatives complete specialty training?
What are the facility long-term care workers' specialty training deadlines and what is the requirement for supervision until the training is completed?
SECTION VNURSE DELEGATION CORE TRAINING
What is nurse delegation core training?
What knowledge and skills must nurse delegation core training include?
Is competency testing required for nurse delegation core training?
Is there a challenge test for nurse delegation core training?
What documentation is required for successful completion of nurse delegation core training?
Who is required to complete nurse delegation core training and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training and by when?
What is specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
What knowledge and skills must specialized diabetes nurse delegation training include?
Is competency testing required for the specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
Is there a challenge test for specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
What documentation is required for successful completion of specialized diabetes nurse delegation training?
May nurse delegation core and specialized diabetes training occur in the same year as the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training?
SECTION VICONTINUING EDUCATION
What is continuing education and what topics may be covered in continuing education?
Who is required to complete continuing education training each year, how many hours of continuing education are required, and when must they be completed?
What are the documentation requirements for continuing education?
SECTION VIICPR AND FIRST-AID TRAINING
What is CPR training?
What is CPR/first-aid training?
What are the CPR and first-aid training requirements?
SECTION VIIIRESIDENTIAL CARE ADMINISTRATOR TRAINING
What is residential care administrator training?
Who must take the adult family home administrator training?
What knowledge and skills must adult family home administrator training include?
Is competency testing required for adult family home administrator training?
What documentation is required for adult family home administrator training?
SECTION IXCOMPETENCY TESTING
What is competency testing?
What components must competency testing include?
What training must include the DSHS developed competency test?
How must competency test administration be standardized?
What form of identification must students provide before they take a competency or challenge test?
How many times may a competency test be taken?
SECTION XCURRICULUM APPROVAL
Which trainings require department approval of the curriculum and instructor?
What is the curriculum approval process for orientation, safety training, basic training, population specific training, specialty training, residential care administrator training, and continuing education?
What must be submitted to DSHS for curriculum approval?
SECTION XIHOME-BASED TRAINING
What are the requirements for an assisted living facility, enhanced services facility, or adult family home to conduct orientation, safety, basic, on-the-job, continuing education, or specialty training?
When may DSHS prohibit a home from conducting its own training?
SECTION XIIINSTRUCTOR APPROVAL
What are the training entity's responsibilities?
Must training entities and their instructors be approved by DSHS?
May DSHS deny or terminate a contract or rescind approval of an instructor or training entity?
What is a guest speaker and what are the minimum qualifications to be a guest speaker?
What are the minimum qualifications for an instructor for core basic, population specific, on-the-job, residential care administrator, nurse delegation core, and specialized diabetes trainings?
What are the minimum qualifications for community instructors for adult education training using DSHS curriculum?
What are the minimum qualifications for an instructor for orientation, safety training, and continuing education?
What are the minimum qualifications for community instructors for mental health specialty training?
What are the minimum qualifications for facility training program instructors for mental health specialty training?
What are the minimum qualifications for community instructors for dementia specialty training?
What are the minimum qualifications for facility training program instructors for dementia specialty training?
What are the minimum qualifications for instructors for developmental disabilities specialty training?
What must be included in an adult education class and which instructors must complete it?
SECTION XIIIPHYSICAL RESOURCES AND STANDARD PRACTICES FOR TRAINING
What physical resources are required for classroom training and testing?
The training entity must maintain standard training practices for classroom training and testing.
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