2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Health Care
Article 39 - Nursing Home Administrators
§ 12-39-110. Endorsement

CO Rev Stat ยง 12-39-110 (2016) What's This?

(1) (a) The board shall issue a license to any person duly licensed to practice nursing home administration in another state or territory of the United States who:

(I) Provides written documentation verifying that the applicant has passed a national examination administered by a nationally recognized testing entity for nursing home administrators and has passed an examination in another state; and

(II) Successfully completes the Colorado state examination provided in section 12-39-109.

(b) For purposes of this section, "state or territory" includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

(2) An applicant for licensure under this section shall submit to the board, in a manner prescribed by the board, all of the following:

(a) Evidence that the applicant holds a current, active license to practice nursing home administration issued by a state or territory of the United States other than Colorado. Such evidence shall include a license history from the state or territory that issued the license, indicating whether any disciplinary or other adverse actions are currently pending or have ever been taken in connection with that license and the final disposition of such actions, if any. If an applicant is or has been licensed in more than one state or territory other than Colorado, the applicant shall submit a license history or similar record as described in this paragraph (a) from each such state or territory.

(b) A license history or similar record, as described in paragraph (a) of this subsection (2), relating to any license or registration which the applicant holds or has held in any other health care occupation in any state or territory other than Colorado. For purposes of this section, "health care occupation" includes without limitation the practices of medicine, dentistry, psychiatry, psychology, nursing, physical therapy, gerontology, chiropractic, podiatry, midwifery, optometry, pharmacy, and any other practice in which individuals are treated for medical or psychological problems or conditions, as well as the rendition of any service supportive to or ancillary to those practices.

(c) (I) Verification that the applicant has been engaged in the practice of nursing home administration, has taught in a health care administration program, or has served as a member of a nursing home survey or accreditation team for one year immediately preceding the date of the receipt of the application, or has been engaged in one of the services described in this subparagraph (I) for three of the five years immediately preceding the date of the receipt of the application; or

(II) Evidence that the applicant has demonstrated competency as a nursing home administrator as determined by the board.

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