SB 1062 Modifies training requirements for certified nursing assistants
Sponsor: Cierpiot
LR Number: 6677S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Professional Registration
Last Action: 3/8/2018 - Second Read and Referred S Professional Registration Committee Journal Page: S601
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SB 1062 - 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. Training shall include on-the-job training at certain locations and the act repeals language pertaining to continuing in-service training. Finally, 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.

This act is substantially similar to HB 2597 (2018).