TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.663 REGISTRY OF CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS


 

Section 300.663  Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants

 

a)         An individual will be placed on the Nurse Aide Registry when he/she has successfully completed a training program approved in accordance with the Long-Term Care Assistants and Aides Training Programs Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 395) and has met background check information required in Section 300.661 of this Part, and when there are no findings of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of property in accordance with Sections 3-206.01 and 3-206.02 of the Act.

 

b)         An individual will be placed on the Nurse Aide Registry if he/she has met background check information required in Section 300.661 of this Part and submits documentation supporting one of the following equivalencies:

 

1)         Documentation of current registration from another state indicating that the requirements of 42 CFR 483.151 − 483.156 (October 1, 1997, no further amendments or editions included) have been met and that there are no documented findings of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of property.

 

2)         Documentation of successful completion of a nursing arts course (e.g., Basics in Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing, Nursing 101) with at least 40 hours of supervised clinical experience in an accredited nurse training program as evidenced by a diploma, certificate or other written verification from the school and, within 120 days after employment, successful completion of the written portion of the Department-established nursing assistant competency test.

 

3)         Documentation of successful completion of a United States military training program that includes the content of the Basic Nursing Assistant Training Program (see 77 Ill. Adm. Code 395) and at least 40 hours of supervised clinical experience, as evidenced by a diploma, certification, DD-214, or other written verification, and, within 120 days after employment, successful completion of the written portion of the Department established nursing assistant competency test.

 

4)         Documentation of completion of a nursing program in a foreign country, including the following, and, within 120 days after employment, successful completion of the written portion of the Department-established nursing assistant competency test:

 

A)        A copy of the license, diploma, registration or other proof of completion of the program;

 

B)        A copy of the Social Security card; and

 

C)        Visa or proof of citizenship.

 

c)         An individual shall notify the Nurse Aide Registry of any change of address within 30 days and of any name change within 30 days and shall submit proof of any name change to the Department. (Section 3-206.01 of the Act)

 

(Source:  Amended at 26 Ill. Reg. 4846, effective April 1, 2002)