Rule 44:04:18:26 Grounds for revocation, denial, or suspension of nurse aide registry status.
44:04:18:26. Grounds for revocation, denial, or suspension of
nurse aide registry status. The department may revoke a nurse aide's
current registry status if the department determines after a contested case
hearing pursuant to SDCL chapter 1-26 that the nurse aide has violated the meaning of abuse or neglect as those terms are defined in § 44:04:01:01. The department may deny registry status to a nurse aide applying for registration if the nurse aide was convicted of criminal charges related to abuse or neglect of an individual. Registry status may be suspended by the department during the investigation of an allegation of abuse or neglect by a nurse aide following due process as outlined in § 44:04:18:29.
21 SDR 118, effective January 2, 1995; 26 SDR 96, effective January 23, 2000.
Authority: SDCL 34-12-29.
Implemented: SDCL 34-12-29.
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