Effective June 13, 2015, the Florida Department of Health (DOH) will no longer be sending eligibilities to Prometric for applicants who are required to sit for the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators Laws and Rules Examination. Beginning July 1, 2015, applicants will need to contact the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) to be deemed eligible to sit for the Laws and Rules Examination; NAB will then begin administering the examination on August 1, 2015. Any applicants who have registered to sit for the examination prior to June 15, 2015 can still take the examination through Prometric until July 15, 2015; however, failure to sit for the examination before such time will cause the eligibility to expire, and the applicant will need to register through NAB once they begin accepting registrations.
Please consult the chart below for a detailed breakdown of the key deadlines:
|June 13, 2015||Last day that DOH will send eligibilities to Prometric for the Florida Laws and Rules Examination|
|June 15, 2015||Last day for applicants to schedule the Laws and Rules Examination through Prometric|
|July 15, 2015||Last day that Prometric will administer the Florida Laws and Rules Examination on behalf of DOH|
|July 1, 2015||NAB will begin accepting registrations for the Florida Laws and Rules Examination|
|August 1, 2015||NAB will begin administering the Florida Laws and Rules Examination|
Please also note that effective July 1, 2015, the fee to sit for this examination will be $240.
Any questions or concerns about this change should be directed to Joseph Lesho, Program Operations Administrator of the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators, at Joseph.Lesho@flhealth.gov.