TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1300 NURSE PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1300.620 MEDICATION AIDE LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Section 1300.620 Medication Aide Licensure Examination
a) The examination for licensure as a medication aide shall be the Medication Aide Certification Examination (MACE).
b) Medication Aide Examination
1) The passing grade on the Medication Aide Certification Examination (MACE) shall be based on an ability scale designed to measure minimum Medication Aide competency. A pass/fail grade will be assigned.
2) A Medication Aide applicant who fails the examination is not eligible for licensure.
3) If the examination is not passed within one year from the first examination date attempted, the applicant shall not be permitted to retake the examination until the applicant has again successfully completed another approved medication aide education program provided by a qualified facility. Upon successful completion of the approved medication aide program, the applicant shall submit proof to the Division.
4) If an applicant fails to pass an examination for registration under this Act within 3 years after filing his or her application, the application shall be denied.
c) For the purpose of IDPH licensure or certification surveys, the only acceptable proof of a medication aide's valid licensure will be a listing on the Division's website.
(Source: Added at 39 Ill. Reg. 15764, effective November 24, 2015)