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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 95. Board of Long-Term Care Administrators
Chapter 30. Regulations Governing the Practice of Assisted Living Facility Administrators

18VAC95-30-180. Preceptors.

A. Training in an ALF AIT program shall be under the supervision of a preceptor who is registered or recognized by Virginia or a similar licensing board in another jurisdiction.

B. To be registered by the board as a preceptor, a person shall:

1. Hold a current, unrestricted Virginia assisted living facility administrator or nursing home administrator license;

2. Be employed full time as an administrator in a training facility for a minimum of two of the past four years immediately prior to registration or be a regional administrator with on-site supervisory responsibilities for a training facility;

3. Provide evidence that he has completed the online preceptor training course offered by NAB; and

4. Submit an application and fee as prescribed in 18VAC95-30-40. The board may waive such application and fee for a person who is already approved as a preceptor for nursing home licensure.

C. A preceptor shall:

1. Provide direct instruction, planning, and evaluation;

2. Be routinely present for on-site supervision of the trainee in the training facility as appropriate to the experience and training of the ALF AIT and the needs of the residents in the facility; and

3. Continually evaluate the development and experience of the trainee to determine specific areas needed for concentration.

D. A preceptor may supervise no more than two trainees at any one time.

E. A preceptor for a person who is serving as an acting administrator while in an ALF AIT program shall be present in the training facility for face-to-face instruction and review of the trainee's performance for a minimum of four hours per week.

F. To renew registration as a preceptor, a person shall:

1. Hold a current, unrestricted Virginia assisted living facility or nursing home license and be employed by or have a written agreement with a training facility for a preceptorship; and

2. Meet the renewal requirements of 18VAC95-30-60.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 23, eff. September 4, 2008; Volume 31, Issue 3, eff. November 20, 2014; Volume 32, Issue 3, eff. November 4, 2015; Volume 35, Issue 12, eff. March 6, 2019; Volume 39, Issue 7, eff. December 21, 2022.

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