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Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training and Registry - DQA Numbered Memos

Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) Numbered Memos for nurse aide training and the Nurse Aide Registry and Caregiver Program deal with policies, information and interpretation of federal and state regulations and guidelines of the programs under DQA's jurisdiction.

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Memo#

Date Issued

Subject

14-004 07/14/14 Application Process for Out of State Trained Nurse Aides (PDF, 120 KB)
14-004 05/30/14 2013 Wisconsin Act 357 – Nurse Aide Training “Bridge” Program (PDF, 75 KB)
13-019 08/15/13 HIPAA Final Rule – Recommendations for Facility Compliance (PDF, 127 KB)
13-014 05/23/13 Danger of Entrapment Associated With Bed Rail Use (PDF, 150 KB)
12-015 08/22/12 Requirements Regarding the Confidentiality and Proper Disposal of Health Care and Related Records
12-001 01/17/12 CMS S & C Memo 11-35 Mandate of Section 6121 of the Affordable Care Act for Nurse Aide Training in Nursing Homes
11-022 08/01/11

US Department of Labor to Allow Limited Participation of Youths in Operation of Power-Driven Patient Lifts

11-016

05/31/11

Guidelines for Use of Sign-Language Interpreter in Nurse Aide Training Program

11-006

02/10/11

Employment Requirements for "Nurse Technicians" and Student Nurses Working as Nurse Aides

10-029

10/19/10

U.S. Department of Labor - Employment of Youth in the Health Care Industry

09-032

07/24/09

F325 and F371 Question and Answer Document

09-029

07/31/09

Personal Wireless Handheld Device Guidance

09-009 - DQA Northeastern Regional Office Move - OBSOLETE 9/13

08-030 - Implementation of Wisconsin Administrative Code DHS 129 - OBSOLETE 9/13

08-027 - Change in the Statement of Deficiency (SOD) Numbering System - OBSOLETE 9/13

08-026 - Changes to Wisconsin Administrative Code HFS - OBSOLETE 9/13

08-022 07/08/08 Wisconsin Nurse Aide Certificate Update
08-021 06/13/08 Wisconsin Feeding Assistant Training Program Update

08-020 - Recent FDA Medication Recalls and Compliance - OBSOLETE 9/13

08-018 07/07/08 Reporting Hotline for Health Care Providers
08-016 06/03/08 Division of Quality Assurance Complaint Resources
08-014 05/06/08 Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training Clinical Site Responsibilities
08-007 03/18/08 Caregiver Background Check Update
07-021 11/01/07 Consultant and Management Company List
07-014 08/24/07 Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Information

07-010 - Office of Caregiver Quality Is Moving - OBSOLETE 9/13

07-009 - Division of Quality Assurance Southern Regional Office Move - OBSOLETE 9/13

07-007 05/09/07 Wisconsin Nurse Aide Competency Testing and Registry Services Update
07-006 05/04/07 DHFS Reorganization
07-005 03/30/07 Anniversary of the Wisconsin Caregiver Law
07-003 02/05/07 Norovirus Recognition, Transmission Pevention and Reporting
06-028 11/15/06 Adult-at-risk, including Elder Adult-at-Risk
06-027 11/13/06 Disaster Preparedness Memo

06-023 - OQA Transfer and Name Change - OBSOLETE 9/13

06-008 5/15/06 DHFS 24-Hour Emergency Telephone Hotline for Reporting Public Health and Human Services Emergencies
05-015 OBSOLETED, new site Names Removed From Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry

05-013 - New Procedure: Disseminating BQA Info - OBSOLETE 9/13

04-028 11/22/04 Revised Caregiver Misconduct Reporting Requirements for OQA Entities
04-025 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training, Testing and Registry Services Update - OBSOLETED 5/12
04-014 - Promissor - Nurse Aide Testing and Registry Services Update - OBSOLETED 5/12

04-009 - OQA Update: Office of Caregiver Quality - OBSOLETE 9/13

04-008 3/12/04 Wisconsin's Feeding Assistant Program Requirements
04-004 3/5/04 Medication Administration by Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAPs)
03-016 12/29/03 Wisconsin’s Feeding Assistant Training Program Requirements – Status Update
03-012 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Program Monitoring - OBSOLETED 5/12
03-011 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry and Competency Testing Services Update - OBSOLETED 5/12
03-004 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry and Competency Testing Services Update - OBSOLETED 08/09
02-020 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry and Competency Testing Services Update - OBSOLETED 7/11
02-016 - Four-Year Anniversary of Caregiver Law - OBSOLETE 09/13
02-011 - Contracting Out WI Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Testing & Directory Services - OBSOLETED 5/12

02-004 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Directory Employment Eligibility Verification - OBSOLETED 7/11

01-055

12/28/01

Medication Administration, Nursing Homes

01-053 - Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training Program & Directory Manual Available On-Line - OBSOLETED 7/11

01-051

12/3/01

Disseminating OQA Memos

01-040 - Caregiver Background Check/Investigation Information OBSOLETE 09/13

01-021 - Employment Requirements: "Nurse Technicians," Student Nurses as Nurse Aides - OBSOLETE, replaced by 11-006

00-079 - Internet Posting of the Wisconsin Caregiver Misconduct Registry - OBSOLETED 5/12

00-071 Misconduct Reporting Requirements For BQA Entities - OBSOLETED by 04-028

00-057 - WI Caregiver Program Manual On-Line - OBSOLETED 7/11

00-024 - Update on Wisconsin Caregiver Legislation - OBSOLETED 5/12

00-022

2/11/00

QI Information: Care Planning 2000

00-021

2/11/00

Quality Improvement Information:  Providing A Quality Life While Avoiding Restraints

99-077 - Termination of Nurse Aide Training "Deemed" & "Grandparenting" Programs - OBSOLETED 7/11

99-073

12/10/99

Update on Wisconsin Caregiver Legislation

99-064 Caregiver Misconduct, Injuries of Unknown Source, Entity Investigation & Reporting - OBSOLETED by 04-028

99-053 - Alert: Danger of Deaths Associated with Side Rail Use - OBSOLETED by 13-014

99-026 - Address Changes in OQA - OBSOLETE 9/13

99-014 - Caregiver Background Check/Investigation Information OBSOLETE 06/12

Last Revised: July 14, 2014