64B14-5.002: Continuing Education Requirement
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose and effect of this rule development is to make the C.E. requirement effective in the next biennium rather than in the middle of the current biennium.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Continuing Education Requirement.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 468.802, 468.806 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 456.013, 456.024, 468.806 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Joe Baker, Jr., Executive Director, Board of Orthotists and Prosthetists, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C07, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3259
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
64B14-5.002 Continuing Education Requirement.
(1) As a condition of license renewal or recertification, each licensee must complete approved continuing education.
(a) No change.
(b) For the biennium beginning December 1, 2009
2007, each licensee’s continuing education must include two hours on Chapters 456, 468 Part XIV, F.S., and Rule Chapter 64B14, F.A.C.; an up to date registration showing competency as a Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association, the American Safety and Health Institute or the American Red Cross; and two hours of continuing education relating to the prevention of medical errors, which shall include a study of root cause analysis, error reduction and prevention, and patient safety. The two hour medical errors course shall be a course approved by the Board and shall count toward the total number of continuing education hours required for the biennium.
(2) through (8) No change.
Specific Authority 468.802, 468.806 FS. Law Implemented 456.013, 456.024, 468.806 FS. History–New 7-1-98, Amended 5-18-00, 7-18-02, 11-11-02, 2-15-05, 11-1-05, 3-2-08, __________.