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WAC 388-829R-125

What is required for an overnight planned respite services provider to perform nursing tasks under the registered nurse delegation program?

In order to be delegated to perform nursing tasks, an overnight planned respite services provider must:
(1) Receive client-specific training from the delegating registered nurse; and
(2) Verify with the registered nurse delegator that it has complied with chapter 18.79 RCW and WAC 246-840-910 through 246-840-990 by providing the registered nurse delegator with proof of:
(a) A current NA-R or NA-C registration or certification as a home care aide (HCA-C) without restriction, or a certification showing completion of the "nurse delegation for nursing assistants" class; and
(b) A certification of completion of the "nurse delegation training: Special focus on diabetes" class when the provider anticipates that the NA-R, NA-C or HCA-C may be administering insulin injections under nurse delegation; or a certification showing completion of "fundamentals of caregiving" if the overnight planned respite services provider is an NA-R.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120, and 2015 3rd sp.s. c 4. WSR 16-17-003, § 388-829R-125, filed 8/4/16, effective 9/4/16.]
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