Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 70. Nursing Home Administrators
Section 50. Regulation By Department.
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AS 08.70.050. Regulation By Department.

(a) The department shall

(1) adopt standards for licensing nursing home administrators to ensure that licensees have knowledge and experience in health care and institutional administration necessary for competent administrators, and update the standards when necessary;

(2) examine, approve issuance of licenses to, and renewal of licenses of qualified persons;

(3) establish procedures to ensure that licensees continue to uphold the department's standards; impose disciplinary sanctions upon persons who fail to uphold the standards;

(4) adopt criteria for educational programs for persons preparing for the licensing examination and for the continuing education of licensees; review the educational programs available in the state and accredit the programs meeting the criteria;

adopt regulations ensuring that renewal of a license is contingent upon proof of continued competency by the licensee.

(b) The department may adopt regulations necessary for the performance of its duties and to meet the requirements of Title 19 of the Social Security Act, the federal regulations adopted under it, and other federal requirements.

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