Bill Status of HB2423 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: TEMPORARY NURSING ASSISTANTS
Rep. Robert Rita
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall certify the Temporary Nursing Assistant Training Program that it implemented by emergency rule. Provides that the Department shall deem an individual who has completed a training program and competency assessment under the Temporary Nursing Assistant Training Program as satisfying the requirement of completing a nurse aide training and competency evaluation program approved by the State under specified eligibility provisions. Provides that a person shall be deemed to have completed the eligibility provisions if they have completed all nursing assistant training and competency evaluation program requirements and shall be placed on the State nurse aide registry as "active". Provides that temporary nursing assistants must enroll in an approved certified nursing assistant training program no later than 2 years after completion of the Temporary Nursing Assistant Training Program. Provides that, once enrolled in the certified nursing assistant training program, the individual may work as a nursing assistant in training and continue to practice the same skills he or she did as a temporary nursing assistant and new competencies he or she has learned in his or her certified nursing assistant training. Makes conforming changes.