North Dakota Board of Examiners for 
Nursing Home Administrators

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NDBOENHA Meetings

January 13, 2023 11:00 am (CST)
1900 N. 11th Street, Bismarck, ND
July 14, 2023 11:00 am (CST)
1900 N. 11th Street, Bismarck, ND

NAB Meetings

November 2-4, 2022 2022 Mid- Year Meeting
Location: Palm Springs
June 2023 2023 Annual Meeting
Location: TBT    

Board Members

The (NDBOENHA) consists of  9 members, 3 year term, NDCC 43-34-02:
          1 - State Health Officer (or designee)
          1 - Human Services Executive Director (or designee)
          7 members appointed by the Governor:  
(1 - Physician; 1 - Hospital Administrator; 1 - Nurse;  4 - Licensed Nursing Home Administrators)

Pete Antonson, Chair
Northwood Deaconess Health Center
PO Box 190, Northwood, ND  58267
Phone:  701-587-6060
Email: pete.antonson@ndhc.net 
Nursing Home Administrator; Term: 7/1/2004 through 06/30/2025

Garth Rydland, Vice Chair
Valley Senior Living
2900 14th Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201-4042
Phone:  701-787-7900
Email: grydland@valleyseniorliving.org
Nursing Home Administrator; Term: 7/1/2017 through 06/30/2023

Rosanne Schmidt, Secretary/Treasurer
1420 Eagle Crest Loop, Bismarck, ND 58503
Phone:  701-202-6245
Email: dlschmidt@bis.midco.net
Nursing Home Administrator; Term: 7/1/2017 through 06/30/2023

Mariann Doeling
30 74th Ave NE, Carrington, ND 58421
Phone:  701-652-7165
Email: marianndoeling@catholichealth.net
Hospital Administrator; Term:  07/1/2020 through 06/30/2023

Scott Foss
Benedictine Living Center
609 4th Ave SE, Garrison, ND 58540
Phone: 701-463-2226
Email: scott.foss@benedictineliving.org
Nursing Home Administrator; Term: 7/6/2022 through 6/30/2023

Brittany Larson
4743 34th Ave S, Fargo, ND  58104
Phone: 763-482-1888
Email: bgreen2296@gmail.com
Nurse; Term:  05/05/2020 through 06/30/2025

Dr. Guy Tangedahl
2022 Thompson St, Bismarck, ND  58501
Phone:  701-527-4555
Email: gtangedahl@bis.midco.net
Physician; Term:7/1/2000 through 6/30/2024

Tim Wiedrich
State Health Department
600 E. Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND  58505
Phone:  701-328-2352
Email:  twiedric@nd.gov
State Health Office's Designee; Term: 5/15/2020 through Open

Rocky Zastoupil
Department of Human Services
600 E. Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND  58505
Phone:  701-328-4915
Email: 
rzastoupil@nd.gov 
Department of Human Services Designee; Term: 11/5/2019 through Open


Peggy Krikava, Executive Director
ND Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators
1900 N 11th St; Bismarck, ND  58501
Phone:  701-354-9774
Email:  peggy@ndltca.org

Mirranda Gross, Assistant
ND Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators
1900 N 11th St; Bismarck, ND  58501
Phone:  701-354-9775
Email:  mirranda@ndltca.org

 


Fee Information

APPLICATION FEES:
Application for Licensure; Initial, Emergency or Endorsement:  
The application fee for licensure is $250, non-refundable, payable to NDBOENHA.

LICENSURE FEES:
Annual License Renewal Fee is $250, non-refundable, payable to NDBOENHA.

LATE FEES:
License renewal applications are due by December 31st of each year.  License renewals received with a postmark after December 31 will be assessed a $25 per month late fee.  If a renewal is not received by June 30, the license is no longer considered valid and a new application for licensure would be required. The North Dakota Department of Health will be notified of any licenses not renewed by January 1.

NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATOR EXAMINATIONS:
Applicants for licensure are required to pass a national & state examination.  For more information on the National exam, go to  www.nabweb.org and click on the Exam Info icon. For more information on the State exam, contact Peggy Krikava at 701-354-9774 or email peggy@ndltca.org
 


Administrator-In-Training Program

The Administrator-In-Training (AIT) Program will provide an opportunity for potential nursing facility administrators to:

Optimally function as an administrator in providing service to respective residents, family & staff.

Gain vital practical experience in a nursing facility thus better preparing them for the national exam.

The Program length is a minimum of 480 hours (NOTE: 1/1/2023 hours will be increasing to 1,000 hours). The Program content will be flexible to allow opportunity for individuals to create/design their own learning experiences in accordance with a job analysis and the testing domains. As of 7/1/2022 the NAB Domains of Practice have been updated as follows:

Domain 1: Care Services, and Supports
Domain 2: Operations
Domain 3: Environmental and Quality
Domain 4: Leadership and Strategy (CORE only)

Written validation of AIT experiences will be required.
C
ontact:
Doug Panchot, Administrator
Souris Valley Care Center, Velva, ND 58790
Phone: 701-338-2072 ext. 26420
Email: douglas.panchot@good-sam.com


North Dakota Approved AIT Practicum colleges and programs

North Dakota Board has approved the following Colleges for their health management program with practicum as an approved AIT program.

  • Concordia College, Moorhead, MN: Traditional four-year program with a bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration with a focus in Long Term Care. This program is accredited by the National Association of Boards for Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) and is currently applying for HSE approval.
  • Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN: Traditional four-year program with a bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration with a focus in Long Term Care.
  • University of Minnesota, Crookston, MN: Offers a Bachelorette degree in Health Management. This program is accredited by the National Association of Boards for Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) and meets the standards for the Health Services Executive (HSE) student eligibility.
  • University of South Dakota, Vermilion, SD: Offers a traditional four-year program leaning to a bachelor’s degree in Health Services Administration with a focus on Long Term Care.
  • Good Samaritan Society Administrator in Training Program: Is an approved AIT program.

Continuing Education Requirements

To assure and maintain competence in the field of nursing home administration, the Board of Examiners requires licensed administrators to attend approved classes, seminars, or conferences. A minimum of 20 hours of continuing education is required for license renewal with the maximum number of continuing education hours a licensee can obtain through online or internet sources is limited to 10.

The following sponsors of continuing education offerings are recognized by the NDBOENHA:

  • ND Long Term Care Association
  • ND Hospital Association
  • American College of Healthcare Administrators/North Dakota Roughrider Chapter
  • NAB/NCERS
  • Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
  • Hours recognized and approved by other state Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. Verification required.
  • College credits relating to management, finance, human resources, or gerontology: 
         -Each Quarter credit hour will equate to 9 clock hours
         -
    Each Semester credit hour will equate to 12 clock hours

Please be advised that governing boards of nursing facilities should be aware of the licensing rules and regulations as they pertain to having a licensed long term care administrator managing a licensed long term care facility.  Any facility that does not currently have a licensed long term care administrator is out of compliance with state law and the ND State Health Department will be notified.


Peggy Krikava, Executive Director
1900 N. 11th Street, Bismarck, ND 58501    Phone: 701-222-4867     Email: peggy@ndltca.org

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