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PDFWAC 388-71-1055

What are the minimum qualifications for an instructor of the seventy hour basic training (core and population specific training), thirty hour training, twelve hour DDD parent provider training, on-the-job training, nurse delegation core training, and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training?

An instructor for basic training (core and population specific training), on-the-job training, nurse delegation core training, and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training must meet the following minimum qualifications:
(1) General qualifications:
(a) Twenty-one years of age; and
(b) Has not had a professional health care, adult family home, boarding home, or social services license or certification revoked in Washington state.
(2) 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 of professional or caregiving experience within the last five years in an adult family home, boarding home, 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, boarding home, supported living through DDD, or home care setting.
(3) Teaching experience:
(a) Must have one hundred hours of 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 in WAC 388-71-1066.
(4) The instructor must be experienced in caregiving practices and capable of demonstrating competency with respect to teaching the course content or units being taught;
(5) Instructors who will administer tests must have experience or training in assessment and competency testing; and
(6) An instructor for nurse delegation core and specialized diabetes trainings must have a current Washington state RN license in good standing without practice restrictions.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 13-02-023, ยง 388-71-1055, filed 12/20/12, effective 1/20/13.]
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