Qualified Instructor - Wisconsin Feeding Assistant
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Assistant Program - Introduction
Feeding assistant training programs shall determine the appropriate
qualifications for their instructors (e.g., registered nurse, dietitian,
speech therapist, etc.), based on the needs of the selected resident and
facility. A healthcare professional must meet the health professional
requirements as outlined in DQA
09-006, Wisconsin's Feeding Assistant Training Program Requirements
Training programs must provide the name and qualifications of the
proposed instructor to DQA’s Office of Caregiver Quality (OCQ).
The primary instructor may supplement the course by including other
individuals for lecture or demonstration whose qualifications or
experience add benefit to the training program.
Paid feeding assistants and nurse aides are not permitted to lead the
training of other feeding assistant students.
Last Revised: March 30, 2011