Health & Safety Code Section 242.311
Mandatory Continuing Education
(a)The executive commissioner by rule shall establish a minimum number of hours of continuing education required to renew a license under this subchapter. The department may assess the continuing education needs of license holders and may require license holders to attend continuing education courses specified by department rule.
(b)The executive commissioner shall identify the key factors for the competent performance by a license holder of the license holder’s professional duties. The department shall adopt a procedure to assess a license holder’s participation in continuing education programs.
(b)The board shall prescribe the form of the application and may by rule establish dates by which applications and fees must be received.
(c)An applicant for a nursing facility administrator’s license must take a licensing examination under this subchapter. To qualify for the licensing examination, the applicant must have satisfactorily completed a course of instruction and training prescribed by the board that is conducted by or in cooperation with an accredited postsecondary educational institution and that is designed and administered to provide sufficient knowledge of:
(1)the needs served by nursing facilities;
(2)the laws governing the operation of nursing facilities and the protection of the interests of facility residents; and
(3)the elements of nursing facility administration.
(d)An applicant who has not completed the course of instruction and training described by Subsection (c) must present evidence satisfactory to the board of having completed sufficient education, training, and experience in the fields described by Subsection (c) to enable the applicant to engage in the practice of nursing facility administration.
Section 242.311 — Mandatory Continuing Education,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.242.htm#242.311 (accessed Dec. 9, 2023).