The director of health shall establish area training centers in appropriate locations in the state for the training of employees of nursing homes. The director shall enter into contracts with local public or nonprofit private agencies and organizations or educational institutions for the operation of the training centers. The agency, organization, or institution operating a training center under a contract with the director may enter into agreements with individuals or other public or nonprofit private agencies or organizations for the provision of training to personnel of homes located in the area served by the center.
An agency, organization, or institution operating an area training program shall establish a fee that shall be paid by nursing homes participating in the program offered by an area training center. The fee shall be established in an amount sufficient to cover the costs of the program.
Effective Date: 12-13-1990 .