Offered via Self-Study
Meets the State requirements in §558.259(b), (c) & (d)
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Fact: §558.259(c) states 'prior to designation, a first-time administrator or alternate administrator must complete eight clock hours of educational training in the administration of an agency. The initial eight clock hours must be completed during the 12 months immediately preceding the date of designation to the position.'
This course provides information on the licensing standards for an agency; and information on the state and federal laws applicable to an agency, including the Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 142, Home and Community Support Services, and Chapter 250, Nurse Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of Employees and Applicants for Employment in Certain Facilities Serving the Elderly or Persons with Disabilities; the Texas Human Resources Code, Chapter 102, Rights of the Elderly; the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Civil Rights Act of 1991; the Rehabilitation Act of 1993; the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements.
Fact: §558.259(d) states 'prior a first-time administrator and alternate administrator must complete an additional 16 clock hours of educational training before the end of the first 12 months after designation to the position.'
This course provides information regarding fraud and abuse detection and prevention; legal issues regarding advance directives; end of life concerns; client rights, including the right to confidentiality and participation in treatment decisions; patient care and protection; agency responsibilities including corporate compliance, medical ethics and sexual harassment; abuse, neglect and exploitation detection and reporting; infection control; food and nutrition; emergency preparedness planning and implementation; safety in the workplace including fire safety and back safety; HIPAA and OASIS.