LD 537
RESOLVE Chapter 35

Signed on 2011-05-16 00:00:00.0 - First Regular Session - 125th Maine Legislature
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Resolve, To Design and Implement a Demonstration Project on Recertification of Certified Nursing Assistants

Sec. 1. Demonstration project on recertification of certified nursing assistants. Resolved: That the offices within the Department of Health and Human Services concerning elder services and licensing and regulatory services shall work together with licensed home health agencies and nursing facilities to design and implement a demonstration project on certified nursing assistant qualification for continued listing on the Maine Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants beginning January 1, 2012. The demonstration project must provide a mechanism by which a person who is working as an unlicensed assistive person, as defined in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, section 1812-G, subsection 1-A, paragraph C, may work or serve as a trainee in a licensed home health agency or nursing facility under required supervision in order to qualify for certification on the Maine Registry of Certified Nursing Assistants. The department shall report on the results of the demonstration project to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over health and human services matters by January 1, 2014.

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