Montana Code Annotated 2017



Part 3. Licensing

Qualifications For Licensure -- Examination

37-9-301. Qualifications for licensure -- examination. (1) A person may not be granted a nursing home administrator license unless the person:

(a) is of good moral character, as determined by the board, and has received a high school diploma or its equivalent; and

(b) (i) has satisfactorily completed a course of instruction and training prescribed by the board, which must be designed and administered to present sufficient knowledge of the needs properly served by long-term care facilities, laws governing the operation of long-term care facilities and the protection of the interests of patients, and the elements of good nursing home administration; or

(ii) has presented evidence satisfactory to the board of sufficient education, training, or experience, or a combination of education, training, and experience, in the fields referred to in subsection (1)(b)(i) to administer, supervise, and manage a long-term care facility; and

(c) has passed an examination designed to test for competence in the subject matters referred to in subsection (1)(b)(i).

(2) The minimum standards for qualification must comply with the requirements, if any, set forth in 42 U.S.C. 1396g.

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 363, L. 1969; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 168, L. 1971; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 483, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 307, Ch. 350, L. 1974; R.C.M. 1947, 66-3103; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 464, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 1371, Ch. 56, L. 2009; amd. Sec. 24, Ch. 109, L. 2009.