language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1993 CHAPTER 5-S.F.No. 119 An act relating to health; modifying requirements for the nursing assistant competency evaluation program; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 144A.61, subdivision 3a. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 144A.61, subdivision 3a, is amended to read: Subd. 3a. [COMPETENCY EVALUATION PROGRAM.] The commissioner of health shall approve the competency evaluation program. A competency evaluation must be administered to nursing assistants who desire to be listed in the nursing assistant registry and who have done one of the following: (1) completed an approved training program; or (2)
been listed on the nursing assistant registry maintained by another state; or (3) completed a training program in nursing assistant skills other than the approved courseare enrolled in a licensed nurse education program. The tests may only be administered by technical colleges, community colleges, or other organizations approved by the department of health. A competency evaluation for a person, other than an individual enrolled in a licensed nurse education program, who has not completed an approved nursing assistant training program, must include an evaluation of all clinical skillsThe commissioner of health shall approve a nursing assistant for the registry without requiring a competency evaluation if the nursing assistant is in good standing on a nursing assistant registry in another state. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor March 9, 1993 Signed by the governor March 10, 1993, 2:03 p.m.
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