Register July 2006 No. 607
Chapter NHA 5
STANDARDS OF CONDUCT
Ch. NHA 5 Note
Note: Chapter NHA 5 as it existed on June 30, 1980 was repealed and a new chapter NHA 5 was created effective July 1, 1980.
NHA 5.02 Unprofessional conduct.
The following conduct, without limitation because of enumeration, constitutes unfitness to practice as a nursing home administrator:
Violating in a negligent manner, by an act or acts of omission or commission, or aiding or abetting the violation of any law substantially relating to the practice of nursing home administration;
Practicing in a manner which substantially departs from the standard of care ordinarily exercised by a nursing home administrator which harms or could have harmed a patient;
Practicing while impaired by physical, mental or emotional disorder or drug or alcohol abuse;
Intentionally falsifying patient records;
Failing to report to the board any practice by a licensee that constitutes a consistent danger to the health, welfare, or safety of patient or public;
Engaging in any practice as a nursing home administrator which constitutes a substantial danger to the health, welfare, or safety of patient or public;
Refusing to render services to a person because of race, color, sex, religion, or age;
Obtaining or attempting to obtain any compensation by fraud;
Impersonating another nursing home administrator;
Advertising in a manner which is false, deceptive, or misleading;
Exercising undue influence on or taking unfair advantage of a patient;
Committing or aiding or abetting the commission of rebate or fee-splitting arrangements with health care providers;
Having one's license revoked or suspended in another state or United States jurisdiction; or,
Violating or attempting to violate any formal disciplinary order of the board.
Intentionally providing false information to the board in connection with an application for a license or for renewal of a license.
NHA 5.02 History
Cr. Register, June, 1980, No. 294
, eff. 7-1-80; am. (3) and (12), Register, September, 1997, No. 501
, eff. 10-1-97; CR 01-101
: cr. (15), Register February 2002 No. 554
, eff. 3-1-02.