Rule 3. (1) Pursuant to section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, an individual
licensed or seeking licensure shall complete training in identifying victims of human
trafficking that meets the following standards:
(a) Training content must cover all of the following:
(i) Understanding the types and venues of human trafficking in Michigan or the
(ii) Identifying victims of human trafficking in health care settings.
(iii) Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in health care settings for
adults and minors.
(iv) Resources for reporting the suspected victims of human trafficking.
(b) Acceptable providers or methods of training include any of the following:
(i) Training offered by a nationally recognized or state-recognized, health-related
(ii) Training offered by, or in conjunction with, a state or federal agency.
(iii) Training obtained in an educational program that has been approved by the board
for initial licensure, or by a college or university.
(iv) Reading an article related to the identification of victims of human trafficking
that meets the requirements of subdivision (a) of this subrule and is published in a peer
review journal, health care journal, or professional or scientific journal.
(c) Acceptable modalities of training include any of the following:
(i) Teleconference or webinar.
(ii) Online presentation.
(iii) Live presentation.
(iv) Printed or electronic media.
(2) The department may select and audit a sample of individuals and request
documentation of proof of completion of training. If audited by the department, an
individual shall provide an acceptable proof of completion of training, including either of
(a) Proof of completion certificate issued by the training provider that includes the
date, provider name, name of training, and individual’s name.
(b) A self-certification statement by an individual. The certification statement must
include the individual’s name and either of the following:
(i) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(i) to (iii) of this rule, the date,
training provider name, and name of training.
(ii) For training completed pursuant to subrule (1)(b)(iv) of this rule, the title of
article, author, publication name of peer review journal, health care journal, or
professional or scientific journal, and date, volume, and issue of publication, as
(3) Pursuant to section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, the requirements specified
in subrule (1) of this rule apply to license renewals beginning 2019 and for initial licenses
issued after April 22, 2021.
History: 2016 AACS; 2019 AACS; 2021 MR 11, Eff. June 4, 2021.
Editor's Note: An obvious error in R 338.1303 was corrected at the request of the promulgating agency,
pursuant to Section 56 of 1969 PA 306, as amended by 2000 PA 262, MCL 24.256. The rule containing