(i) Understanding the types and venues of human trafficking in this state and the
(ii) Identifying victims of human trafficking in healthcare settings.
(iii) Identifying the warning signs of human trafficking in healthcare settings for adults
(iv) Identifying 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 approved for initial licensure, or by a
college or university.
(iv) Reading an article related to the identification of victims of human trafficking that
satisfies the requirements of subrule (1)(a) of this rule and is published in a peer-review
journal, healthcare journal, or professional or scientific journal.
(c) Acceptable modalities of training may 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 an individual 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 the following:
(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 the individual. The certification statement must
include the individual’s name and either of the following:
(i) For training completed under subrule (1)(b)(i) to (iii) of this rule, the date, training
provider name, and name of training.
(ii) For training completed under subrule (1)(b)(iv) of this rule, the title of the article,
author, publication name of the peer-review journal, healthcare journal, or professional or
scientific journal, and the date, volume, and issue of publication, as applicable.
(3) Under section 16148 of the code, MCL 333.16148, the requirements specified in
subrule (1) of this rule apply for license renewals beginning with the 2016 renewal cycle
and for initial licenses issued after April 22, 2021.
PART 2. EDUCATION
R 338.6201 Educational program standards; adoption by reference.
Rule 201. (1) The standards for accrediting educational programs for physician’s
assistants approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the
Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) in the document entitled “Accreditation Standards for
Physician Assistant Education, Fifth Edition,” effective September 1, 2020, with
clarifications as of March 2022, are adopted by reference. The standards are available at