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PDFWAC 388-112A-0340

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?

(1) Population specific basic training is training on topics unique to the care needs of the population that the home or provider serves. Topics may include but are not limited to:
(a) Dementia;
(b) Mental health;
(c) Developmental disabilities;
(d) Young adults with physical disabilities; and
(e) Aging and older adults.
(2) Population specific classes, as required under WAC 388-112A-0400, may include but are not limited to:
(a) DSHS developed or approved specialty training, such as:
(i) Dementia specialty training;
(ii) Mental health specialty training; and
(iii) Developmental disabilities specialty training.
(b) DSHS developed or approved curriculum on population specific topics, such as:
(i) Traumatic brain injury, surviving and thriving; and
(ii) Navigating challenging behaviors; and
(c) For long-term care workers in assisted living facilities and adult family homes, nurse delegation core training and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training may be used to meet all or some of the population specific component of the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.009, 74.39A.070, 74.39A.074, 74.39A.351, 74.39A.341, 18.20.270, 18.88B.021, 18.88B.035, 70.128.230, 71A.12.030. WSR 17-22-036, ยง 388-112A-0340, filed 10/24/17, effective 11/24/17.]
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