SB 490
Modifies training requirements for certified nursing assistants
LR Number:
Last Action:
4/8/2019 - Voted Do Pass S Professional Registration Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2019

Current Bill Summary

SB 490 - This act requires certified nursing assistant training programs to be offered at skilled nursing or intermediate care facility units in Missouri veterans homes and hospitals. Certified nursing assistants shall include certain employees at such units and hospitals who have completed the training and passed the certification examination. Training shall include on-the-job training at certain locations and the act repeals language pertaining to continuing in-service training. Persons who have completed the required hours of classroom instruction and clinical practicum for unlicensed assistive personnel under state regulations shall be allowed to take the certified nursing assistant examination and shall be deemed to have fulfilled the classroom and clinical standards requirements for designation as a certified nursing assistant. Finally, the Department of Health and Senior Services may offer additional training programs and certifications to students already certified as nursing assistants as specified in the act.

This act is identical to provisions in SS#2/HB 219 (2019), as amended, SCS/HB 758 (2019), the truly agreed to and finally passed SB 514 (2019), and HB 817 (2019) and substantially similar to provisions in HCS/SS/SCS/SBs 70 & 128 (2019) and HCS 301 (2019).



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