4723.66 Application for medication aide training program.

(A) A person or government entity seeking approval to provide a medication aide training program shall apply to the board of nursing on a form prescribed and provided by the board. The application shall be accompanied by the fee established in rules adopted under section 4723.69 of the Revised Code.

(B) The board shall approve the applicant to provide a medication aide training program if the content of the course of instruction to be provided by the program meets the standards specified by the board in rules adopted under section 4723.69 of the Revised Code and includes all of the following:

(1) At least seventy clock-hours of instruction, including both classroom instruction on medication administration and at least twenty clock-hours of supervised clinical practice in medication administration;

(2) A mechanism for evaluating whether an individual's reading, writing, and mathematical skills are sufficient for the individual to be able to administer prescription medications safely;

(3) An examination that tests the ability to administer prescription medications safely and that meets the requirements established by the board in rules adopted under section 4723.69 of the Revised Code.

(C) The board may deny, suspend, or revoke the approval granted to the provider of a medication aide training program for reasons specified in rules adopted under section 4723.69 of the Revised Code. All actions taken by the board to deny, suspend, or revoke the approval of a training program shall be taken in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 4723.66

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.194, HB 303, §1, eff. 3/20/2013.

Effective Date: 06-30-2005; 2007 HB119 06-30-2007