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49 Pa. Code § 39.2. Objectives.

§ 39.2. Objectives.

 The following are the principal objectives of the Board:

   (1)  To investigate the credentials of an applicant seeking licensure in this Commonwealth as a nursing home administrator.

   (2)  To provide a fair and uniform method of examining a nursing home administrator to evaluate the administrator’s knowledge of the field of nursing home administration and to judge whether the administrator meets other applicable licensure requirements.

   (3)  To establish a standard of competence for nursing home administration.

   (4)  To provide an effective organization for the scrutiny and evaluation of a licensed administrator practicing in a nursing home.

   (5)  To investigate reported misconduct, breaches of ethics or conduct prejudicial to the welfare of the patients, the staff or the nursing home and to take appropriate action when necessary.

   (6)  To evaluate the standard of nursing home administration.

   (7)  To evaluate and approve programs of continuing education and programs of study and training for nursing home administrators.

   (8)  To educate the public to understand that the practice of nursing home administration is a profession which requires special training and experience.


   The provisions of this §  39.2 adopted January 28, 1972, effective January 29, 1972, 2 Pa.B. 2244; amended December 13, 1991, effective December 14, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5725. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (141038) to (141039).

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