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Title XXII OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS

Chapter 344

Effective - 28 Aug 2011 bottom

  344.108.  Inactive status of license permitted, when — reactivation, procedure. — 1.  Any nursing home administrator possessing a current license to practice as a nursing home administrator in this state may place such license on inactive status by filing a written signed request for inactive status with the board, accompanied by evidence satisfactory to the board of completion of ten clock hours of continuing education in the area of patient care and a fee as provided by rule made payable to the department of health and senior services.  This request may also be accomplished by signing the request for inactive status that appears on the nursing home administrator's application for license renewal and returning such application to the board prior to June thirtieth of the year of renewal of the administrator's active license, accompanied by evidence satisfactory to the board of the completion of ten clock hours of continuing education in the area of patient care and a fee as provided by rule made payable to the department of health and senior services.

  2.  An individual who requests that his or her license be placed on inactive status shall return all indicia of licensure to the board or submit evidence satisfactory to the board that the license has been lost, stolen, or destroyed.

  3.  An inactive license shall expire on June thirtieth of the second year following the year of issuance and every other year thereafter.  Licensees seeking to renew shall, during the month of May of the year of renewal, file an application for renewal on forms furnished by the board that include evidence satisfactory to the board of the completion of ten clock hours of continuing education in the area of patient care and shall be accompanied by a renewal fee as provided by rule, payable to the department of health and senior services.

  4.  A license may be carried in inactive status for up to six years from the date of issuance.  If the licensee does not reactivate the license during the six-year period, the license shall expire on the last day of the six-year period.

  5.  A holder of an inactive license may reactivate the license by submitting a written request to the board, accompanied by evidence satisfactory to the board of the completion or plan for completion of forty clock hours of continuing education and a fee as provided by rule made payable to the department of health and senior services.  The forty clock hours of continuing education shall be earned no earlier than six months prior to the request for reactivation and no later than twelve months after the inactive license has been reactivated.  If the holder of an inactive license requests reactivation prior to completing the forty clock hours of continuing education, the board shall issue a six-month interim license to the licensee.  The interim license shall expire six months from the date of issuance or at such earlier time as the licensee earns the forty clock hours of continuing education and submits evidence satisfactory to the board of completion of the required hours.

  6.  A request for reactivation of an inactive license shall show, under oath or affirmation of the nursing home administrator, a statement that the nursing home administrator has not practiced during the inactive period and is not presently practicing in this state.

  7.  No person shall practice as a nursing home administrator or hold himself or herself out as a nursing home administrator in this state while his or her license is inactive.

  8.  Inactive licensees shall remain subject to discipline for violations of this chapter and the rules promulgated thereunder.

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(L. 2007 H.B. 780, A.L. 2011 H.B. 464)


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