The person or persons designated by the administrator to perform resident assessments as required by Rule .0801 of this Subchapter shall successfully complete training on resident assessment established by the Department before performing the required assessments.  Registered nurses are exempt from the assessment training.  The instruction manual on resident assessment is available on the internet website,, or it is available at the cost of printing and mailing from the Division of Health Service Regulation, Adult Care Licensure Section, 2708 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2708.