5123.441 Certificates to provide training courses.

(A) Each MR/DD personnel training course developed under section 5123.43 of the Revised Code shall be provided by a registered nurse.

(B)

(1) Except as provided in division (B)(2) of this section, to provide a training course or courses to MR/DD personnel, a registered nurse shall obtain the certificate or certificates required by the department and issued under section 5123.45 of the Revised Code. The registered nurse shall provide only the training course or courses authorized by the certificate or certificates the registered nurse holds.

(2) A registered nurse is not required to obtain a certificate to provide a training course to MR/DD personnel if the only MR/DD personnel to whom the course or courses are provided are those who administer prescribed medications, perform health-related activities, or perform tube feedings for residents of a residential facility with seventeen or more resident beds who are on a field trip from the facility, as specified in division (A)(9) of section 5123.42 of the Revised Code. To provide the training course or courses, the registered nurse shall successfully complete the training required by the department through the courses it develops under section 5123.44 of the Revised Code. The registered nurse shall provide only the training courses authorized by the training the registered nurse completes.

Effective Date: 03-31-2003