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10.39.02.00.htm 10.39.02.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 39 BOARD OF NURSING ― CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS Chapter 02 Nursing Assistant Training Programs Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-205 and 8-6A-14, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.39.02.01.htm 10.39.02.01. 01 Exclusions.. A. The requirement for program approval by the Maryland Higher Education Commission does not apply to:1) Programs conducted by individuals, firms, corporations, or other organizations exclusively for their own employees;2) Apprenticeship and other training offered by unions for their members; and. 3) Individual instructors who go to various places to offer instruction to not more than one individual.B. The exclusion in §A(1) of this regulation does
10.39.02.02.htm 10.39.02.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the Maryland Board of Nursing.. 2) "Certified medicine aide (CMA) means a CNA who:. a) Is a geriatric nursing assistant as required by COMAR 10.07.02.44;. b) Has successfully completed a course meeting the criteria of COMAR 10.07.02.44;. c) Functions in a setting licensed under COMAR 10.07.02; and. d) Performs the delegated nursing function of medi
10.39.02.03.htm 10.39.02.03. 03 Training Program Approval.. A. Approval Requirements.. 1) All training programs shall be approved by the Board.. 2) In addition to the requirement stated in §A(1) of this regulation, all programs shall be approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission or Department of Education except those excluded under COMAR Title 13B.3) The approval process shall be completed before the training program is offered..
10.39.02.04.htm 10.39.02.04. 04 Administration and Organization.. A. The facility offering the training program shall:. 1) Be accredited or approved by the appropriate agency; and. 2) Have a statement of equal opportunity.. B. The controlling institution shall provide the financial support and resources needed to operate a program which meets the legal and educational requirements of the Board and fosters achievement of C. The financial resources provided by the controlling institution shall support:.
10.39.02.05.htm 10.39.02.05. 05 Faculty.. A. Each course instructor shall:. 1) Be a registered nurse licensed to practice in Maryland;. 2) Have a minimum of 2 years of nursing experience, at least 1 year of which was in caring for the elderly or chronically ill in the past 5 years; and3) Complete a course with a minimum of 16 hours of instruction in the principles of adult education, or have a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience.B. Each program shall have an RN instructor who has overall supervisory res
10.39.02.06.htm 10.39.02.06. 06 Resources, Facilities, and Services.. A. Physical Facilities. The physical facilities shall be adequate to meet the needs of the training program and shall include the following:1) Adequate space for privacy of faculty-student conferences;. 2) Classroom, laboratories, and conference rooms; and. 3) Space for equipment and instructional materials.. B. Instructional Resources. Learning resources and instructional materials such as books, audiovisual materials, and computer
10.39.02.07.htm 10.39.02.07. 07 Training Program.. A. The training program shall provide a minimum of 100 hours of instruction.. B. Of the 100 hours, a minimum of:. 1) 60 hours shall be devoted to didactic instruction and classroom laboratory practice; and. 2) 40 hours shall be devoted to clinical training experiences in a clinical facility.. C. Curriculum.. 1) The following content areas shall form the framework of the curriculum:. a) Role of the CNA;. b) Infection control;. c) Safety and environment;.
10.39.02.08.htm 10.39.02.08. 08 Evaluation.. A. Each training program shall have an objective final examination that measures achievement of the performance indicators.B. To successfully complete the program, each trainee shall:. 1) Complete the approved training program;. 2) Demonstrate the ability to perform nursing functions with clients of any age and with various levels of physical, sensory, cognitive, and emotional ability;3) Pass a comprehensive written final examination; and. 4) Demonstrate competence
10.39.02.09.htm 10.39.02.09. 09 Withdrawal of Approval.. A. The Board's professional staff may visit a program annually and provide a report to the Board.. B. The Board may withdraw approval from any program:. 1) That fails to comply with a requirement of this regulation;. 2) That discontinues its curriculum for a period exceeding 6 months; or. 3) Whose graduates achieve less than 90 percent of the national success rate on the GNA-CE..
10.39.02.10.htm 10.39.02.10. 10 Voluntary Closing.. A. When the facility, institution, or individual considers closing a nursing assistant training program, the facility, institution, or individual shall:1) Notify the Board in writing of the intended closing date; and. 2) Continue the program until the committed class schedule of currently enrolled students is completed.B. Custody of Student Records.. 1) If the nursing assistant training program closes, but the controlling institution continues to fu
10.39.02.9999.htm 10.39.02.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 30, 2001 (28:8 Md. R. 761). Regulation .07B amended effective November 7, 2005 (32:22 Md. R. 1756).
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