2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Health Care
Article 39 - Nursing Home Administrators
§ 12-39-106. Qualifications for admission to examination

CO Rev Stat § 12-39-106 (2016) What's This?

(1) The board shall admit to examination for licensure as a nursing home administrator any applicant who pays a fee as determined by the board, who submits evidence of suitability prescribed by the board, who is twenty-one years of age or older, and who provides written documentation that the applicant meets one of the following requirements:

(a) The applicant has successfully completed the administrator-in-training program pursuant to section 12-39-107; or

(b) The applicant has successfully completed a bachelor's degree or higher degree in public health administration or health administration, a master's degree in management or business administration, or any degree or degrees deemed appropriate by the board; or

(c) (I) The applicant has successfully completed an associate's degree or higher degree in a health care-related field or a bachelor's degree in business or public administration and has a minimum of one year of experience in administration in a nursing home or hospital. For the purposes of this section, a registered nurse who is a graduate of a three-year diploma program meets the associate degree requirement.

(II) For purposes of the experience required by this paragraph (c), an applicant must have day-to-day, on-site responsibility for supervising, directing, managing, monitoring, or exercising reasonable control over subordinates for one year.

(2) If the applicant fails to provide evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant meets the requirements of subsection (1) of this section, the applicant shall not be admitted to take the licensing examination, and the applicant shall not be entitled to or be granted a license as a nursing home administrator.

(3) (Deleted by amendment, L. 99, p. 361, § 4, effective July 1, 1999.)

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