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144.1499 PROMOTION OF HEALTH CARE AND LONG-TERM CARE CAREERS.
The commissioner of health, in consultation with an organization representing health
care employers, long-term care employers, and educational institutions, may make grants to
qualifying consortia as defined in section 116L.11, subdivision 4, for intergenerational programs
to encourage middle and high school students to work and volunteer in health care and long-term
care settings. To qualify for a grant under this section, a consortium shall:
(1) develop a health and long-term care careers curriculum that provides career exploration
and training in national skill standards for health care and long-term care and that is consistent
with Minnesota graduation standards and other related requirements;
(2) offer programs for high school students that provide training in health and long-term care
careers with credits that articulate into postsecondary programs; and
(3) provide technical support to the participating health care and long-term care employer to
enable the use of the employer's facilities and programs for kindergarten to grade 12 health and
long-term care careers education.
History: 1Sp2001 c 9 art 1 s 33; 2002 c 379 art 1 s 113