Training Requirements for Personal Care Attendants

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Article Publication Date: 
2/1/2012
Summary: 
This is a summary of the results of a mini-survey conducted in January 2012. The purpose of this survey was to gain insight on different states’ requirements for Medicaid-funded personal care attendants (PCAs). The results from 24 respondent states showed variation in requirements, from required background checks to CPR training and other educational and health requirements.
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NASUAD
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Long-Term Care
Personal care attendants; PCAs; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; CPR

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