59A-36.027 ALF Core Training Provider Qualifications.
(1) PRIMARY REQUIREMENTS. In order to register as an assisted living facility core training provider (hereafter referred to as “core training provider,” “training provider,” or “provider”), all applicants must meet the requirements outlined in Section 429.52(10), F.S. The requirements are as follows:
(a) Completion of the minimum core training requirements developed by the Agency pursuant to Section 429.52(9), F.S., and Rule 59A-36.028, F.A.C.;
(b) Successful passage of the competency test, which requires a minimum score of 75%; and,
(c) Compliance with the minimum of 12 contact hours of continuing education in topics related to assisted living every 2 years pursuant to Section 429.52(5), F.S., and paragraph 59A-36.011(1)(c), F.A.C.
(2) ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS. In addition to meeting the 3 primary requirements set forth in subsection (1), of this rule, applicants must meet one of the requirements outlined in Section 429.52(11), F.S., or one of the requirements established in this subsection. The requirements are as follows:
(a) A minimum of 5 years of employment with the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), or formerly the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, as a surveyor of assisted living facilities; or
(b) A minimum of 5 years of employment in a professional position in the AHCA Assisted Living Unit; or
(c) A minimum of 5 years of employment as an educator or staff trainer for persons working in an ALF or other long-term care (LTC) settings; or
(d) A minimum of 5 years of employment as an assisted living facility core trainer, which was not directly associated with the department; or
(e) A minimum of a 4-year degree from an accredited college or university in areas of healthcare, gerontology, social work, education or human services; and a minimum of 3 years experience as an educator or staff trainer for persons working in an ALF or other LTC settings after core certification.