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44:74:02:25. Renewal of certification. Certification expires two years from the date of initial registration. To renew certification, the nurse aide shall submit to the department a verification of a minimum of 12 hours of training per year as required in § 44:74:02:02(4) and a minimum of 12 hours of monetary compensation as a nurse aide during the preceding 24 months. An individual who has not performed the training and the required nursing or nursing-related services for monetary compensation during the preceding 24 consecutive months shall complete a new competency evaluation program. The department may grant an exception to § 44:74:02:25 for a nurse aide called to active military service. The nurse aide shall provide evidence of active duty, such as a copy of duty orders. The exemption for renewal ceases six months after discharge from active military service.
Source: 21 SDR 118, effective January 2, 1995; transferred from § 44:04:18:25, 42 SDR 51, effective October 13, 2015.
General Authority: SDCL 34-12-29.
Law Implemented: SDCL 34-12-29.
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