Director of Staff Development (DSD) 24 Hour Virtual Training
March 21st, 28th, and April 4, 2022   

This class is designed for those interested in meeting the criteria for the Director of Staff Development (DSD) position in accordance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 2.5, Section 71829.

Within six (6) months of employment and prior to teaching a certification program, DSD candidates must obtain a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education courses in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs.

DSD Qualifications:
To qualify as a DSD, the candidate must be an RN or LVN and satisfy one of the following:

Option 1: Have one year experience as a licensed nurse providing direct patient care in a long-term care facility, IN ADDITION to having one year of experience planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in nursing (for a total of two years).

Option 2: Have two years of full-time experience as a licensed nurse, at least one of which must be in the provision of direct patient care in a nursing facility.

PLEASE NOTE: this training has been split into a three part virtual class for your convenience.

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