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36-446.15 - Assisted living facility caregivers; training and competency requirements; medication administration; testing
36-446.15. Assisted living facility caregivers; training and competency requirements; medication administration; testing
A. Notwithstanding any other law, a person who successfully completes the training and competency requirements developed by the Arizona health care cost containment system administration for in-home direct care workers satisfies the training requirements for assisted living facility caregivers, except for medication administration training required by the assisted living facility caregiver's scope of practice.
B. An individual who meets the requirements specified in subsection A of this section and who registers for a medication administration examination is required to take and successfully complete only the part of the assisted living facility caregiver examination that covers the subject of medication administration.
C. The testing of an individual for medication administration competency:
1. Shall be conducted in accordance with the testing standards adopted by the board.
2. May be conducted by a training school approved by the board or by the assisted living facility that provided the training for the individual.