3721.34 Cooperation with other agencies.

For purposes of implementing sections 3721.28 to 3721.33 of the Revised Code, the director of health may advise, consult or cooperate with, or enter into agreements with state agencies, political subdivisions, the federal government, or any person. The director may enter into agreements that provide for a state agency to do any of the following:

(A) Approve or reapprove, in accordance with division (A) of section 3721.31 of the Revised Code and the rules adopted by the director under section 3721.30 of the Revised Code, competency evaluation programs and training and competency evaluation programs, or, in accordance with rules adopted by the director under section 3721.30 of the Revised Code, programs to train instructors and coordinators for training and competency evaluation programs and evaluators for competency evaluation programs, and to perform any functions related to approval and reapproval of those programs including any of the following:

(1) Conduct adjudications under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code;\

(2) Conduct the inspections and examinations described in division (A)(5) or (D) of section 3721.31 of the Revised Code;

(3) Deny, suspend, or revoke approval or reapproval, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, of programs that are not in compliance with sections 3721.30 and 3721.31 of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder;

(4) Collect the fees described in division (G) of section 3721.31 of the Revised Code in the amounts prescribed in rules adopted by the director of health under section 3721.30 of the Revised Code and deposit them into the nurse aide training fund created by section 3721.33 of the Revised Code.

(B) Approve or deny, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, the requests described in division (B)(2) of section 3721.31 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 3721.34

History. Effective Date: 04-10-2001