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PDFWAC 388-112A-0550

Who is required to complete nurse delegation core training and nurse delegation specialized diabetes training and by when?

(1) Before performing any delegated nursing task, long-term care workers in adult family homes and assisted living facilities must:
(a) Successfully complete the DSHS designated nurse delegation core training, "nurse delegation for nursing assistants & home care aides";
(b) Be one or more of the following:
(i) Certified home care aide under chapter 18.88B RCW;
(ii) Nursing assistant certified under chapter 18.88A RCW;
(iii) If the long-term care worker is exempt from the home care aide certification under WAC 246-980-070, the long-term care worker must be a nursing assistant registered and complete the core competencies of basic training, unless they already completed the twenty-eight hours of revised fundamentals of care or a department approved alternative;
(iv) If nurse delegation is needed to implement a care plan or negotiated service agreement earlier than home care aide certification can be obtained, the long-term care worker must become a nursing assistant registered and complete core competencies (the core basic training) of the seventy-hour long-term care worker basic training.
(2) Before long-term care workers in adult family homes and assisted living facilities may perform the task of insulin injections, the long-term care workers must:
(a) Meet the requirements in subsection (1)(a) and (b) of this section; and
(b) Successfully complete the DSHS designated specialized diabetes nurse delegation 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-0550, filed 10/24/17, effective 11/24/17.]
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