In-service training for nurse aides working at a long-term care facility must include dementia management training and resident abuse prevention training; address areas of weakness as determined in the performance reviews; and address care of the cognitively impaired as appropriate.
(g) Required in-service training for nurse aides. In-service training must—
(1) Be sufficient to ensure the continuing competence of nurse aides, but must be no less than 12 hours per year.
(2) Include dementia management training and resident abuse prevention training.
(3) Address areas of weakness as determined in nurse aides' performance reviews and facility assessment at § 483.70(e) and may address the special needs of residents as determined by the facility staff.
(4) For nurse aides providing services to individuals with cognitive impairments, also address the care of the cognitively impaired.